November 1, 2014 · Avenue Magazine Calgary
By day, Yu specializes in gum surgery and dental implants. Off the clock, his hands are busy with the work of bringing emotional concertos to life on the piano keys – living proof that building a career in one field doesn’t have to mean giving up your passion in another.
Canadian Thomas Yu Ties for First Place in The 2012 International Amateur Piano Competition in Manchester, U.K.
August 22, 2012 · Yamaha
Presented by Pianist Magazine, Yamaha, and Chetham’s School of Music.
On Wednesday 22 August, Saskatoon’s Thomas Yu, a periodontist currently residing in Calgary, ties for First Place with pianist Robert Finlay, a retired electrical engineer from Boston, in the 2012 International Amateur Piano Competition, presented jointly by U.K.’s Pianist Magazine, Yamaha, and Chethams’s School of Music.
February 1, 2008 · Journal of the Canadian Dental Association
This month's JCDA cover features Dr. Thomas Yu of Toronto. Dr. Yu recently completed his master's in periodontology at the University of Toronto and is coauthor of an article on delays in diagnosing head and neck cancers with Drs. Howard Tenenbaum and Robert Wood.
Anyone who dares to play Beethoven's last Piano Sonata Opus 111 must be fearless and confident in his skills. In the case of Thomas Yu, both are true...[He] plays the piece with elegance and depth...and his interpretation was the highlight of the festival day.Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany's largest newspaper, translated.