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Jonathan Yeoh

Junior Recital: Jonathan Yeoh, double bass

March 23, 2015 at 6:45 p.m.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Classical double bassist Jonathan performs throughout Alberta and is the most recent recipient of the Calgary Philharmonic’s Marley Rynd Memorial Performance Award. Jonathan has won the position of Section Bass of the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Calgary Opera, the Banff Centre, and the Bow Valley Chorus Orchestra as well as many other local ensembles. He has toured across the country with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC), where he served as the Principal Bass in 2014. With the NYOC, he premiered multiple works by prominent Canadian composers such as Sebastian Hutchings, Jordan Pal, Neal Gripp, James O’Callaghan, Emilie Cecilia LeBel, and Lucas Oickle, with many of these works having been recorded. Jonathan is currently studying Double Bass Performance at the University of Calgary with Charles Garrett. His previous teachers include Sheila Garrett, Lawrence Hurst, Winston Budrow, Jeremy McCoy, and Ed Tait. He has also participated in tine Calgary Pro Musica’s Dick Matthews’ Young Artist Development Program for the past two years. Jonathan currently performs on an Italian double bass of unknown make from the late 19th century.