Part-time Instructor of Music, Associate Conductor

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Cathrie Yuen is the Associate Conductor of the Trinity Western University choral program, the Assistant Conductor of the Vancouver Bach Choir and the Artistic Director of the MGV Lyra men’s choir. As an emerging artist in Vancouver, she was selected as a Conducting Fellow for the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s Conducting Symposium and was also one of only twelve finalists to take part in the 2019 World Choral Conducting Competition in Hong Kong.

Ms. Yuen is a graduate of TWU and also holds a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from the University of British Columbia. Cathrie is also the founder of the Chorum Podcast and the Inspiro consortium, where she is able to connect and converse with other active members of the choral community around the world. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Cathrie began her music education at a young age as a percussionist and singer. She remains active in Hong Kong, touring frequently to Asia with various choirs and giving workshops in the region. She is passionate about connecting the choral communities of Hong Kong and Vancouver.

Research & Scholarship

Education

  • M.Mus. Choral Conducting, University of British Columbia
  • BA Music, Trinity Western University
  • BBA Human Resources Management, Hong Kong Baptist University

Affiliations & Memberships

Choral Canada

Expertise

  • Choral conducting
  • Choral literature
  • Asian choral music
  • Percussion performance

Courses Taught

  • MUSI 153/154/253/254/353/354/453/454 Chamber Choir
  • MUSI 181/182/281/282/381/382/481/482 Concert Choir