Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Jonathan Yuen | 1st Prize | Winds & Percussion | 10th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Jonathan is a seventeen-year-old percussionist and 12th grader who studies at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, California and currently a percussionist at the San Francisco Youth Symphony Orchestra.

He started his percussion journey at age of 6 and is now studying with Jacob Nissly and Tammy Chen, also had pleasure to have private and master classes with some of the greatest marimba artists such as Gordon Stout, She-e Wu, Emmanuel Sejourne, Momoko Kamiya, Pei-Ching Wu, WeiChen Lin ,Theodor Milkov, Lynn Vartan and Pius Chueng. 

Jonathan had been selected to participate in NYO2 in the past 2 years and really enjoyed to perform in the orchestra. He had won the 1st place of many competitions such as PASIC, USIMC, NLPA, also had been selected to perform in Carnegie Hall several times. 

When not studying for school and music, he enjoys hiking, skiing, rafting, camping and travelling with the family.

Luminosity 2nd movement, Tomasz GoliƄski, 5:20

Violin Sonata No  1 in G Minor, Fugue, JS Bach , 5:50