Steven Baloue

10th District

Steven Baloue is a home-schooled senior who in his free time loves to play tennis, travel and read. He is the principal violist of the Merit School of Music Philharmonic Orchestra and winner of the Merit School of Music 2018 Concerto Competition. He has performed with the National Youth Orchestra in Carnegie Hall and concert halls in Mexico, Columbia and Ecuador. He had the opportunity to be a part of the Bach Marathon where he performed with Yo-Yo Ma and the Chicago Civic Orchestra and Chicago in Youth Music Festivals with Conductor Riccardo Muti.