The VBC would like to welcome Cathrie Yuen to the Vancouver Bach Choir Family. After a search held in the spring, Cathrie was selected by choir members and a selection committee to succeed Kathleen Allan in the role. We look forward to working with Cathrie in the following season and getting to know her talents better!
Cathrie Yuen is currently the Associate Conductor of the Trinity Western University Choral Program, and the Artistic Director of the MGV Lyra Men’s choir in Vancouver. She is also one of the members of the Aurora Chamber Choir based in Coquitlam.
Cathrie obtained her master degree in Choral Conducting at University of British Columbia, and her undergraduate degree as a percussionist at Trinity Western University. After graduated from the master program, she became the director of the TWU Concert Choir and regularly conducts the TWU Chamber Choir. As an emerging musician in Vancouver, she performed as a guest conductor for the Vancouver Chamber Choir. She is recently selected as one of the twelve finalists of the 2019 World Choral Conducting Competition.
Being born and raised in Hong Kong, Cathrie began her music education at a young age as a percussionist and singer. She is an active conductor in Hong Kong, who frequently tours Asia with choirs, and holds workshops in the region. She is passionate about connecting the choral communities between Hong Kong and Vancouver.