The leader of orchestra

zenekar_bfnNándor Farkas Beke

President – manager

He was born on the 16th of April, 1958 in Budapest, and comes from a musician family. He began to play the violin at the age of 6, and has won several competitions in his youth. He spent years of studying is his father’s band, and started working in the entertainment industry in 1972, at the age of 14. He took part in several musical shows and tours, and had the honor to play music together with many worldwide famous hungarian musicians, such as Lajos Boross, Tivadar Mészáros, Sándor Járóka jr.

László Berki and Tivadar Mészáros, the two founders of the orchestra invited Nándor Beke Farkas to join their musicians, when the 100-member Gipsy Orchestra was founded. In 1995, he received the Bronze Cross of Merit of the Hungarian Republic. From May 2001 to November 2005, he was the co-ordinator of the orchestra. In December 2005 he was promoted to secretary and manager position. From May 2014, Nándor is the President of the 100-member Gipsy Orchestra.

Knight of the Hungarian Culture, founder of the 100-member Gipsy Orchestra Youth group.

Leader of the 2nd violin part.

lcsjJózsef Lendvai Csócsi

Vice-president, artistic director, principal violinist

He was born on the 21st October, 1944 in Ménfőcsanak. His father, sen. József Lendvai Csócsi was a well-known violinist, awarded with the Laurel wreath of the Hungarian Republic, and principal violinist of the Rajkó band. At the age of two and a half, young József grabbed a violin and tried to imitate his father’s moves. He began to play in the Rajkó band at the age of 10, and continued his studies there. In his early twenties, he founded his own band marked with his name and started a worldwide music tour. He became a member of the 100-member Gipsy Orchestra in 1985.

In 1998, he received the main primate rank from Lajos Boross in the Pest Vigadó, on the occasion of a competition. In the same year, ha was awarded with the Golden Cross of Merit of the Hungarian Republic. He was elected to vice-president of the Orchestra on the 12nd December, 2005. József presented a very successful concert at Carnegie-Hall in New York, together with Iván Fischer bandmaster and the Budapest Festival Orchestra. He received several accolades for his artistic work in Germany and France. He still plays the violin he got from his father, and holds it in high esteem.


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