Heeguen Song

Associate Concertmaster

Heeguen Song


Native of South Korea, Heeguen Song joined San Francisco Ballet Orchestra in 2017. She has held positions at Santa Rosa Symphony, Oakland Symphony, and Berkeley Symphony Orchestra. Song performs regularly in South Korea and throughout the Bay Area in venues such as Seoul Arts Center, Sejong Arts Center, Old First Concerts, Herbst Theater, Bing Concert Hall, and many more.

Heeguen is an active chamber musician and a Beaubliss Quartet and Ensemble Ari member. She has performed at Yale Chamber Music Society, Yellowbarn Music Festival, Taos Music Festival, and Banff Chamber Music Residency.

Heeguen was invited to play at Osaka City Hall, Daejeon Chamber Music Festival, The Mannes Beethoven Institute, and City University of New York. Additionally, Song gave a solo debut recital at Weil Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and had solo appearances with many orchestras such as Oberlin Orchestra, Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble 212, and Camerata Academica de Merida.

She was a prize winner at the Henryk Szeryng International Competition, Irving M. Klein Competition, and Kingsville International Competition, among others. Song has studied at Oberlin Conservatory, Juilliard School, Yale School of Music, and Rutgers University under the direction of Almita Vamos, Masao Kawasaki, Peter Oundjian, and Arnold Steinhardt. Song resides in Albany with her husband Sugwoo Shin and their two children.