Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dr. Maluh De Felice earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in violin performance from the University of Miami (2004) and both the Bachelor and the Master degrees in violin performance form the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In Brazil Dr. De Felice was a violinist of the Brazilian Symphonic Orchestra, the Rio de Janeiro Opera and Ballet Theatre and the Petrobras Pro-Musica Orchestra.
For over a decade she has been teaching the violin through the Suzuki Method to kids from age 3 all the way through college. Some of her former students are already professionals.
Dr. De Felice's Suzuki training includes: Suzuki Philosophy at Lorenzo Fernandez Arts Centre (Brazil); Suzuki Violin School Book 1 at American School in Lima, Peru; Suzuki Violin School Books 2 & 3 at American Suzuki Institute in Stevens Point, WI; Suzuki Violin School Books 4 and 6 at Ithaca College, NY; Suzuki Violin School Book 5 at the Greater Washington Suzuki Institute; Suzuki Violin School Books 1-6 Review at the Miami Friends House; Violin Group Class Technique at the Greater Washington Suzuki Institute.