Our Dallas Baby Music Classes are always taught with at least two partner teachers, who are highly qualified and are experts in both music performance and music education.
Dr. Rewolinski began formal music studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in music education, a Bachelor of Music-violin performance cum laud, and a Masters of Music-violin performance degree.
Dr. Rewolinski earned her PhD from the University of North Texas in 2014. Her specialty is in the field of music education and research methods. Dr. Rewolinski’s research interests include Suzuki teacher-parent partnerships, early childhood musical instruction methods, and the development of occupational identity among undergraduate music education majors.
She has extensive experience as an orchestral violinist and has performed as a section violinist with the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra, the Milwaukee Opera Orchestra, Chicago Civic Orchestra, and Shreveport Symphony.
Christine currently is an associate violinist with the Dallas Opera Orchestra, and freelances with numerous Dallas Fort Worth area ensembles.
Over the past 30 years Dr. Rewolinski has taught a wide array of classroom music instruction ranging from high school and middle school orchestra to elementary school group violin (Suzuki) and general music.
Dr. Rewolinski began teaching the Suzuki method in 1990 and is certified in violin through book 4 and Suzuki early childhood music instruction for infants and toddlers through level 2. She has directed university sponsored Suzuki programs at Stephen F Austin University and the University of Texas at Arlington (1996-1999 and 2005-2010).
Dr. Rewolinski is currently the director of the Rewolinski Suzuki Studio and teaches more than 30 violin students ranging in age from two through 12 years of age.
Violinist Rigo Murillo has earned the warm respect from his listeners and colleagues through his signature vivid and multicolored tone, clear yet spontaneous eloquence, and well-defined musical expression.
He is able to capture even the youngest of audiences’ imaginations with his inspiring musical conviction.
Rigo has shared the stage with world-acclaimed artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Jean Pierre Rampal, Doc Severinsen, and Ray Charles, among others.
In addition, he has performed in master classes with renowned artists such as Mayumi Fujikawa, Gregory Feigin, and Alexandre Brussilovsky, and played as a member of the Pensacola Symphony, Meridian Symphony, Mississippi Opera Orchestra, as well as concertmaster of the USM Symphony and the Mesquite Symphony.
Rigo is producer of a compilation of instrumental pieces performed on violin, titled “My Heart’s Music,” is featured on several recordings of Jewish liturgical and folk music, and has appeared as a guest soloist with the Ollin Yoliztli Chamber Orchestra.
He is the founder of the Suzuki strings program in the Greenville (TX) public schools, and teaches private and group violin lessons in the Northeast Dallas area while keeping an active performing schedule in the North Texas region.
Rigo has received honor degrees in violin performance and music education from The University of Southern Mississippi, where he was also granted the McGraw Violin Chair Award. He earned an Artist Diploma in violin performance from the prestigious Ollin Yoliztli Institute, where he studied with Sergei Gorbenko, the former concertmaster of the USSR Radio and TV Orchestra.
He is a registered Suzuki teacher and active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and has served as Vice-President of the North Texas Suzuki Association, having studied Suzuki pedagogy with Michelle George, Joanne Melvin, Pat D’Ercole, and Paul Landefeld.
Additionally, he has been a faculty member at The University of Southern Mississippi Suzuki School, Bass Memorial Academy, Violinspire Suzuki Workshop in Hattiesburg, MS, and the American Honor Orchestra Festival. Rigo Murillo’s musical leadership has taken him to excel as music director of the USM Civic Orchestra, director of operations of the USM Symphony Orchestra, and music director at Mount Sinai Congregation in Mexico City.