Yuel Yawney, violin
Violinist Yuel Yawney has performed extensively in Canada, the United States and the Czech Republic, where he completed his advanced training at the Prague Academy with Joseph Suk. He also studied at the Harid Conservatory in Florida and at Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Texas. Frequently appearing as soloist and chamber musician, he has been heard at the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, the Banff Summer Festival, Domaine Forget and the Scotia Festival. Yuel currently plays with the Borealis String Quartet, one of the most dynamic and exciting world-class ensembles of its generation. The quartet has also received critical acclaim as an ensemble praised for its fiery performances, passionate style, and refined, musical interpretation.