Described as “nothing short of dazzling” and playing “with impeccable bowing and intonation” by South Florida Classical Review, Margeaux Maloney is a long-term Acting Section Violin with the San Diego Symphony and holds the Associate Concertmaster position in the Reno Chamber Orchestra. She has performed as a substitute violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, and Charleston Symphony.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Maloney began studying the violin at age five and had her first concerto performance at age nine. Since then, she has received awards and recognitions at regional and national levels. She earned her degrees from The Juilliard School and University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, where she studied with Lewis Kaplan and Martin Chalifour, respectively. Ms. Maloney then went on to be a Violin Fellow at the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida from 2017-2022.
Ms. Maloney has performed alongside members of the Tokyo String Quartet, Eroica Trio, Dover Quartet, Attacca Quartet and Vega Quartet and has also been coached by members of the Cleveland, Juilliard and Formosa string quartets, and pianists Jerome Lowenthal, Julian Martin and Conor Hanick. She has performed with various contemporary ensembles and several premieres, most recently the US premiere of the new edition of George Gershwin"s Concerto in F and Matthias Pintscher’s Piano Concerto !Nur for solo piano and ensemble. Ms. Maloney has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall (now David Geffen Hall) at Lincoln Center, Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara, Tokyo Suntory Hall, The Usher Hall in Edinburgh, Scotland, National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland and Teatro Metropolitano José Gutiérrez Gómez in Medellín, Colombia.
As a teacher, Ms. Maloney has coached students from the Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando program and the Iberacademy in Medellín, Colombia. In February 2020 Ms. Maloney had the opportunity to travel to Medellín, Colombia to teach and perform with the young musicians of the Iberacademy and The Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín.
Outside of music, Margeaux Maloney is passionate about photography, dancing, traveling and the great outdoors; she hopes to one day climb Mt. Fuji and hike the Pacific Crest and Appalachian Trails.