BRAZILIAN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Chamber Orchestra Director
Brazilian Music History & Repertoire (Traditional and Popular)
Lecturer, Visiting Professor, Assistant Professor
JANUARY 1996 - DECEMBER 1999
The position included teaching private violin, viola, Brazilian Music History and Repertoire (classical and popular), Music Theory, Music History, and conducting the Brazilian Conservatory Chamber Orchestra.
ORQUESTRA SINFÔNICA BRASILEIRA
FEBRUARY 1990 - DECEMBER 1999
As violinist for ten years of the Brazilian Symphonic Orchestra (full-time,1990-1999), considered at that time the best Symphonic Orchestra in Latin America, Maluh De Felice performed 90 different classical programs a year ranging from Mozart’s to Mahler’s Symphonies, piano concertos to oratorios. With this orchestra, she played along internationally renowned soloists such as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingos, Jose Carreras, Nelson Freire, Antonio Menezes, Dimitri Sitikovetsky, and Jean Phillip Rampal - under the direction of some of the most acclaimed conductors of the 20th century, such as Kurt Masur.
ORQUESTRA DO BALLET E OPERA DO TEATRO MUNICIPAL DO RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil
FEBRUARY 1995 - DECEMBER 1997
As violinist of the Orquestra do Ballet e Opera do Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Maluh De Felice performed an average of one opera or ballet a month, including Tosca, The Marriage of Figaro, Rigoletto, Carmen, La Traviata, La Bohéme, Don Giovanni, Madame Butterfly, Aida, Otello, Cinderella, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, Gisele, and Nutcracker.
ORQUESTRA PETROBRÁS PRÓ-MÚSICA DO RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil
1st Violin Section, 5th chair
FEBRUARY 1994 - DECEMBER 1999
Pró-Música Orchestra was sponsored by the Brazilian oil company Petrobras. Its repertoire included Symphonic pieces, Cantatas, and Oratorios. It performed an average of 20 different programs a year.
GUEST VIOLIN CLINICIAN
University of Miami Suzuki Institute
SUMMERS 2001, 2002, 2003
The position included teaching private and group classes to students pre-K3 to 4th grade through the Suzuki Method. Preparing students for the concert at Gusman Hall at the School of Music at the University of Miami, Coral Gables.
MIAMI SHORES BAPTIST CHURCH
Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass Instructor
SUMMERS 2003, 2004
The position included teaching private and group classes to students grades 1-8, preparing and organizing the concert.
FELIX VARELA PERFORMING ARTS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
JULY 2004 - June 2006
The position included teaching string students (violin, viola, cello, contrabass, and guitar) grades 9-12, directing the Symphonic Orchestra, the Choir and String Ensemble, preparing students to audition for the Superintendent Honors and State Orchestras, preparing and organizing two recitals a year at the school.
MIAMI DADE COLLEGE
Chamber Music, Violin
AUGUST 2006 - DECEMBER 2008
The position included teaching private violin classes and chamber ensembles, organizing two recitals a year at the School of Music Hall; grading and reporting to the Head of Department.
STRING PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Alexander Montessori School
(Pre K3 - grade 6)
JANUARY 2006 - DECEMBER 2011
The position included supervision of all string faculty in four different campuses, organizing class schedules, choosing repertoire for all ensemble levels, hiring and supervising teachers, teaching private classes and string ensembles (violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano), and organizing three recitals a year (two at the school and one at Gusman Hall at the School of Music at the University of Miami).
Montessori Academy, Pembroke Pines, FL (grades 1-4)
JANUARY 2015 - JUNE 2015
The position included teaching classes to students grades 1-5, and preparing students for the annual concert in the school's auditorium.
ASSOCIAÇÃO JOSEENSE PARA O FOMENTO DA ARTE E DA CULTURA
National Music Curriculum Development and Implementation
SEPTEMBER 2012 - AUGUST 2014
Hired by the city of São José dos Campos, Brazil (population: 750,000) to develop a music education curriculum for the city's entire public school system – a pilot program created to serve as model for the entire state of São Paulo, and later for other states in Brazil through online teacher training - as a recent federal law made music education a mandatory subject in K-12 schools in that country.
The position also included the creation and the supervision of a teacher training program of 900 teachers - in order to first implement the curriculum.