Bálint Karosi is an award-winning concert organist, composer, and recording artist. He has won first prizes at international organ competitions, including the J.S. Bach Competition in Leipzig, the Dublin International Organ Competition, and the Improvisation Competition of the University of Michigan. He has performed in Germany, France, Switzerland, Poland, Norway, the United Kingdom, and in many of the United States. As a composer, he received the 2014 Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His works have been performed by the Yale Philharmonia Orchestra, the Miskolc Symphony Orchestra, at the Norfolk Festival, and at the National Concert Hall in Budapest A devoted teacher of tonal theory, counterpoint, and improvisation, Karosi has worked at the Yale Department of Music and has been on the faculties at Boston University and UMass Boston. His most recent CD recording, of the Clavier-Übung III, was released by Hungaroton in 2014.