Of Mexican-Peruvian origin, Yuri graduated from the Faculty of Music of the University Veracruzana, was invited by the great pedagogue Ervin Schiffer (Hungary) to be part of his private class in Belgium. He belonged to the "Camerata Juvenil" of the Ministry of Education of Veracruz from 1997 to 2002. He has been a member of the Orquesta Sinfonica Xalapa since 2003, assistant principal of the violas section since 2008, and principal since 2015. He has been soloist with the OSX on several occasions, as well as the Symphony Orchestra of Hidalgo, the Orchestra of the Faculty of Music of the UV The Xalapa Guitars Orchestra, the Puebla State Symphony Orchestra (5 de Mayo Philharmonic Orchestra), the Sinfonietta Veracruzana, the Mexico Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Boca del Rio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Acapulco Philharmonic Orchestra, some of these Presentations has participated in a duet with the international career soloists Antal Zalai and Igor Pikayzen. He is also the only person in the world selected twice to be part of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, (Google).

In 2012 he made his Debut in his second homeland, Peru, as soloist of the Youth Orchestra of the project "Symphony for Peru" by the great Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez, playing the concert for viola and orchestra by Béla Bártok, under the baton of Case Scaglione, assistant director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.