Born in Brazil, Marisol received a BA in music, focusing on violin and piano, from the University of São Paulo and began teaching while an undergraduate. She has since taught violin in Brazil, Poland and Dublin to numerous children and adults, individually and in groups, and privately, in music schools and in primary schools. Nowadays she still teaching privately and in Waltons Newschool of Music . And she is the String Coordinator in Sutton Park School. She has also performed with many orchestras and ensembles in Brazil and Europe. In addition to her violin studies, Marisol has trained in a range of methodologies – including Suzuki, Kodály, Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Colourstrings Method – in Brazil, Germany, Italy and Ireland. Her teaching practice brings to bear several of these methodologies, but most of all she likes making music enjoyable and fun! In addition to her teaching work, Marisol was also coordinator of the String Project in Ilhabela, Brazil (in partnership with the Department of Social Welfare and the Vermelhos Theatre), which taught music to vulnerable children, and she founded and directs the Trio Polak Project, a string trio of Marisol and her two daughters that performs in schools, concert halls and other venues with the aim of developing young audiences for classical music as well as encouraging young people to take it up. Finally, for several years she ran a music production company with her brother called music4eventsbrasil.