Marcus Yi


Marcus Yi, born in Toronto, Canada, ten years old, has shown an unprecedented passion in playing the piano since age five. His musical talent was soon discovered and has helped him progress very fast along with strong will in practice. 

Since age seven, Marcus has been a frequent first place winner of various piano competitions including Toronto Kiwanis Music festival, North York Music Festival, Unionville Music Festival, OMYI International, Crescendo International, GOCAA International Piano Competition, America protégé. He was honoured to be awarded the Most Promising Pianist at UMC, Under Age 9 Achievement Award at NYMF, and 2020 Steinway Canadian Young Artist Standards of Excellence Awards, and to be invited to perform at Carnegie Hall three times. 

The power of love and perseverance from music has developed him to actively participate in SickKids fundraising charity concerts and pass musical joys and love to others. Marcus currently studies at The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists of The Royal Conservatory, under the tutelage of Dr. Michael Berkovsky. His passion in music also unlocks his talents in other fields, including math, art and chess.