Mr. Steven Maloney

Violin Teacher

Steven Maloney

SAA Member


Community UMC
20 Center St
Naperville IL 60540

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“The joy of music making is awakened and fostered through the art of teaching.” 

A graduate of The Juilliard School, Steven Maloney was recently voted one of Chicago’s best violin teachers by and has been featured in The Strad magazine.   He has enjoyed a multi-faceted career as soloist, chamber musician, orchestra player, teacher, and most recently as the creator and developer of Accompany (, a web-based application which features flexible speed piano accompaniment for violin students.  His own students have been featured on WFMT “From the Top”, have won several competitions and been accepted into college and conservatory programs.   

“My teaching is individually tailored to each student.  Whether you need help with school orchestra music, solo technique, coaching for an audition or recital, or just want to discover (or re-discover) the joy of music and have lots of fun, I have a unique and dynamic approach for you with a proven track record of success.” 

Steven is a member of the American String Teachers Association and the Suzuki Association of the Americas.  He has full Spanish fluency and speaks informal conversational Mandarin.  He teaches all ages, from young children to adult learners and seniors.