Yuki MacQueen


Violinist Yuki MacQueen joined the Utah Symphony in June 2000. Previously a member of the Nashville Symphony, the San Antonio Symphony, and Associate Concertmaster of the Knoxville Symphony, she has also played with the National Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, and the National Chamber Orchestra. A frequent substitute member of the Pittsburgh Symphony before her current position with the Utah Symphony, she participated in concert tours to Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, Europe, Japan, Canada, and South America.

Ms. MacQueen holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where she studied with Arnold Steinhardt of the Guarneri Quartet and Jascha Brodsky. She received her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School in New York, studying with Robert Mann of the Juilliard Quartet, and chamber music with Jerome Lowenthal and Seymour Lipkin.

She has been a regular participant with the Grand Teton Music Festival since 1994. Locally, she has been a featured performer in the Nova Chamber Series, the Intermezzo Chamber Series, the Contemporary Music Consortium, and the Westminster College Faculty Recital Series, among others.

When she is not performing with the Utah Symphony, She enjoys playing chamber music, baking sweets, and traveling the world.