The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has appointed Stephanie Jeong as associate concertmaster. The 24-year-old Jeong joins the CSO from the New York Philharmonic, where she has been a member of the first violin section since November 2010.

Jeong, who grew up in Chicago, studied with Aaron Rosand at the Curtis Institute of Music, and later with Cho-Liang Lin and Ronald Copes at the Juilliard School. In 2008 she was the top prize winner at the Premio Paganini competition in Genoa, Italy.