Thursday, July 12, 2018
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us at the City Stage in Polk Bros Park for a classical music solo by Steve Baloue, part of Fresh Fest! presented by Allstate Insurance Company, a two-day showcase of Chicago’s talented young performing artists.
Steven Baloue began his viola studies at the age of 10. He is principal violist of the Merit School of Music Philharmonic Orchestra and co-principal of the Moody Church Orchestra. In 2016, Steven was chosen for the inaugural year of National Youth Orchestra 2 (NYO2). He selected for the 2017 National Youth Orchestra USA which performed at Carnegie Hall and in Mexico and South America. He has placed or received honorable mention in numerous concerto competitions. Steven was selected to participate in the 2015-2017 Chicago Youth in Music Festivals. He has performed with the Blue Man Group of Chicago and on the 2015 Chicago Bull’s Video Christmas Card. As a member of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, Steven was principal violist of CYSO’s Concert Orchestra and was a member of CYSO’s Symphony and Encore Orchestras.
Fresh Fest! presented by Allstate Insurance Company is a two-day showcase of Chicago’s talented young performing artists, presenting a range of musical and dance talent in a variety of styles, including blues, classical, rock, jazz and more.
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