Yoonshin Song , Violin
“A wonderfully talented violinist… [whose] sound and technique go well beyond her years”, Yoonshin Song was recently appointed Concertmaster of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Winner of the Stradivarius International Violin Competition, Song has earned prizes in several prestigious International Competitions, including the Lipizer (Italy), Henry Marteau (Germany), Wieniawski(Poland) and Ima Hogg (USA). Ms. Song is also the winner of virtually every national competition in her native South Korea.
Song is sought after as a charismatic soloist and an imaginative chamber
musician performing throughout Korea, United States and Europe to great
acclaim. She has appeared with many orchestras around the world such as
Utah Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Bayreuth Festival
Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, among many others and has
participated in numerous music festivals such as Marlboro Music Festival, Aspen
Music Festival, Perlman Music Program and Miyazaki Chamber Music Festival.
Song earned her Master’s degree and Graduate Diploma under the tutelage of
Donald Weilerstein at the New England Conservatory and completed the Artist
Diploma and Professional Study programs at Manhattan School of Music, where
she studied with Robert Mann and Glenn Dicterow.
Song plays on a Vincenzo Rugeri violin on loan to her by a generous sponsor in