Gerard Causse (born 1948, Toulouse, France) is a French violist.
He gave the first performance of the celebrated Ainsi la nuit quartet by Henri Dutilleux.
The first movement of Gerard Grisey's celebrated work, Les Espaces Acoustiques ("Prologue"), is inscribed "a Gerard Causse." His discography amounts to thirty recordings. Gerard Causse plays a viola made by Gasparo da Salo in 1560.
Causse has shared the stage in both orchestral and chamber music with musicians such as Emmanuel Krivine, Charles Dutoit, and Kent Nagano.
His recordings include more than thirty-five issued under labels such as EMI, Erato and Philips.
Causse is holder of the Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Chair of Viola at the Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia.