Last season, Yurie made several appearances at the Aldeburgh Festival 2022, with the Knussen Chamber Orchestra with Lawrence Power under the baton of Ryan Wigglesworth.
An experienced orchestral player, Yurie regularly freelances with the Knussen Chamber Orchestra, Fantasia Orchestra and Fidelio Orchestra. While studying at the Academy, she performed as Principal cellist with the Symphony Orchestra. She has worked with Sir Mark Elder, Jac van Steen, Edward Gardner and Marin Alsop.
In 2020, Yurie held a place on the Royal Ballet Sinfonia Birmingham Side-by-Side Scheme. Other past external engagements include performances at the Tête-à-Tête Opera Festival premiering Love Me To Death by Tom Randle, W11 Opera premiering Eliza & the Swans by John Barber, recording the soundtrack to BACCES Robin Hood Pantomime with the London Symphony Orchestra and recording with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra for the BBC’s Ten Pieces Project.
Born in 1997, Yurie began playing the cello at the age of five and was offered a place on the Academy's Primary and Junior Departments with a scholarship. She studied there with Lara Moore, Bozidar Vukotic and Heather Harrison respectively. In 2019, Yurie completed her Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at the Academy, studying with Jo Cole. She continued her studies here under the guidance of Nadege Rochat and graduated with a Distinction for her Master of Arts Degree. She was also awarded a Diploma (DipRAM) for an outstanding final recital. As well as performing, Yurie is passionate about bringing music to as many children as possible through teaching. She is currently a cello teacher at the Primary Academy and Junior Academy.
Yurie is also the Cello Teacher at Tiffin School, and Wetherby Senior School where she founded and runs the Year 7 Strings Programme as well as directing the Wetherby Cello ensemble and String Orchestra.
Yurie plays a Betts Panormo cello on loan from the Academy.