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Name: Rigo Murillo
Skills: Administrator, Conductor, Player, Soloist, Teacher, Violinist
Phone: +1 (214) 703 8956
Address: Dallas, Texas, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Violinist Rigo Murillo has earned a warm respect from his listeners and colleagues for his well-defined musical expression, vividly multicolored tone, and his clear, yet spontaneous musical eloquence. He captures his audience's imagination with a driving musical conviction. His exhilarating musical expression is able to engage even the youngest audiences.

Mr. Murillo has received honor degrees in violin performance and music education from The University of Southern Mississippi, where he was granted the McGraw Violin Chair Award. He also holds an Artist Diploma in violin performance from the Ollin Yoliztli Institute in Mexico City, where he studied with Sergei Gorbenko, the former concertmaster of the USSR Radio and TV Orchestra. In addition, he has performed in master classes with renowned artists such as Mayumi Fujikawa, Gregory Feigin, and Alexander Brussilowsky. Mr. Murillo has played as a member of the Pensacola Symphony, Meridian Symphony and Mississippi Opera orchestra, as well as concertmaster of the USM Symphony. Throughout his career, he has shared stage along with world-acclaimed artists as Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Jean Pierre Rampal, Doc Severinsen, and Ray Charles, among others. He has appeared as guest soloist with the Ollin Yoliztli Chamber Orchestra and is featured on several recordings of Jewish liturgical and folk music, as well as his own production, titled "My Heart's Music," his compilation of instrumental songs performed on violin.

Mr. Murillo is an active teacher member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, having studied Suzuki pedagogy with Michelle George and Paul Landefeld. 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. Mr. 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. He is the founder of the Suzuki strings program in the Greenville (TX) public schools, where he teaches private and group violin lessons along with keeping a performing schedule in the Dallas-Greenville, TX area.



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