Muhammad Qadri Dalal (محمد قدري دلال) (b. 1946) is a Syrian musician, playing oud. Dalai was born in Aleppo in northern Syria, and by the age of three was accompanying his father to Sufi ceremonies. Having decided to become a musician, he studied the oud with Bakri al-Kurdi and Nadim Ali al-Darwish, as well as learning to play the violin and studying Western musical theory. From 1966 to 1971 he worked as a musician on Syrian television, going on to teach oud at the Casablanca National Conservatory.