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Tim Yu

Violin Fellow

Dr Eileen & Dr Keith Ong Chair
Additional support received in memory of Matthew Krell


Melbourne-born Tim Yu studied at the University of Melbourne before completing his Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2019 under Alice Waten.

As a soloist, he has performed in masterclasses with Midori Gotō and Mauricio Fuks and won the 2018 Gisborne International Music Competition. Tim was Concertmaster of the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and has worked with Günter Pichler, Jun Iwasaki, Frank Huang, Oliver Wille, Marcus Becker and Storioni Trio in string quartets and piano trios. In 2019, Tim travelled with the Henderson Travellers Program, participating in a ProQuartet professional training course in Paris and the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival in Finland.