Hungarian-born cellist Beata Csuka received her training at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest. After graduation she taught in various music schools in Hungary. As a section cellist she toured throughout Europe, including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Portugal and Sicily. Since arriving in Canada in 2000, she has performed with numerous orchestras, including the Durham-Oshawa Symphony, the Toronto Sinfonietta, the Sudbury Symphony and the Niagara Symphony and continues to be active with a variety of trios and quartets. She has also been a featured soloist with the North York Concert Orchestra and the Northdale Concert Band. Beata has been principal cellist with the North York Concert Orchestra since 2001 and was appointed principal cellist of the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony and of the Brampton Symphony Orchestra in 2005. She is also a string coach with the Brampton Strings for Youth Program and at Port Credit Secondary School.