András Czifra was born in Budapest. He moved to Brussels where he became a pupil of Arthur Grumiaux. After his graduation he moved to Holland, still his home-country.
On the repertoire of chambermusic like sonatas with piano, pianotrios and stringquartets he worked several years with Rostislaw Dubinsky at the Indiana University in the USA.
His way of playing and teaching represents both the franco-belgian and russian violin school.
As a soloist with orchestra he is praised by his warm sound and personal touch, gave concerts in the USA, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Hungary.
International recognized chamber-musician, played during his career of many years together with a.o. Rostislav Dubinsky, Luba Edlina, Yuli Turowsky, James Campbell, Jean-Jacques Kantorow and Walter Boeykens.
Made CD recordings with works of Brahms, Lalo and Arensky. His repertoire includes the most major work of the chamber music literature.
András is professor of violin at Codarts, (Rotterdam Conservatoire), he has a large class with students of different nationalities..
He is also giving many violin and chambermusic Masterclasses in Europe.
Since 1995 he is also active as conductor, working with chamber- and string orchestras.