Curtis Yeung is a Grade 12 student at the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) with an ARCT diploma in Piano and also plays trumpet. He is currently serving as the concertmaster for the UTS Senior Winds ensemble and as the section leader in the school orchestra and jazz band. This December he was a featured soloist performing My Funny Valentine with the jazz band at the UTS Holiday Concert.

As a composer, Curtis started composing in Grade 11. He creates music through a variety of different media, learning to work with Reaper to produce electroacoustic works and also composes for orchestra and ensembles on Musescore. His composition for an art film was featured in UTS’ 2022 Spring Concert and he continues to write and workshop his music in class with his teachers. On February 21st, Curtis will be guest conductor at a school concert for alumni and donors. He will be leading the UTS Orchestra in his own orchestral composition. 

Curtis hopes to continue to keep composing and playing in orchestra throughout university and beyond. Outside of music he enjoys reading fiction and ski racing. 

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