Yoonshin Song, who was recently appointed concertmaster of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, is a new lecturer in the Department of Strings at the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance beginning in the fall 2013 semester. Winner of the Stradivarius International Violin Competition, Song has earned many prizes in other prestigious international competitions including the Lipizer (Italy), Henry Marteau (Germany), Wieniawski (Poland) and Ima Hogg (the United States). In her native South Korea, she has won virtually all major national competitions.
Song has been sought after as a charismatic soloist and imaginative chamber musician performing throughout Korea, the United States, and Europe to great acclaim. She has appeared with many orchestras around the world such as the Utah Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, among many others, and has participated in numerous music festivals such as the Marlboro Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Perlman Music Program, and Miyazaki Chamber Music Festival.