Live Music. Session Musicians. Music works in Dallas - Fort Worth

You’ll Love the Sound of our strings

KeyReel Music is an inspired live music choice for any occasion. Whether for a wedding, a corporate event, a party or celebration, our musicians will make it an affair your friends, family and guests won’t soon forget.

Professional musicians of KeyReel Music have been thrilling and entertaining clients with their amazing talent on both acoustic and electric string instruments. Well-versed in a range of genres from classical and jazz to rock and traditional folk music, our musicians deliver rich, beautiful performances that consistently delight and amaze audiences. If we mentioned style of music we have expertise on – we really mean it with skills and technique applied, not stylization. We can play your favorite songs. We can play different genres. KeyReel Music is your music agent for your event. 
Please tell us more about your event or here you can watch and listen to us

Live professional music in a variety of styles:

  • Classical
  • Swing, Jazz
  • Pop, Rock’N’Roll, Blues, Country
  • Celtic music. Irish, Scottish
  • And more! Please ask

KeyReel Music instruments:

  • Violin or Fiddle, Electric violin, Viola
  • Cello, Electric cello, Bass
  • Guitar, Electric guitar
  • Banjo or Mandolin
  • Flute, Whistle, Accordion or Box
  • And more! Please ask

Other services KeyReel Music and KeyReel Music Education offers:

KeyReel Music Knows the Score
Session musicians and original music

Turn to KeyReel for a variety of other musical specialties. For example, we are proud to offer expertise in musical composition and arrangements. If you’re managing a project like a concert, tv program, film, video game soundtracks or some other form of media, bring KeyReel Music on-board for a professional musician perspective.

If you are looking for musicians and want them to be part of your audio project, you can check this page.

We Practice What We Teach
Group and private lessons

Interested in learning how to play the violin or viola, or simply mastering your current string skills? KeyReel Music Education offers private lessons for all ages and talent levels. We train in classical, fiddle, basic improvisation, and modern techniques. What’s more, we even offer an educational program for Strings – North Texas Celtic Strings! We have youth and adult classes! 

In addition to that we offer Learn by ear program for kids.


Every event is unique in many ways. It depends on many factors and options.

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YES! If you can tell us in advance we can make it best way! However it depends on size of the group. For example, String quartet request should be received no later than 2 months in advance,  whereas for solo performance 2-3 weeks before the event date could be enough.

Sooner better. Please do not hesitate to contact us

YES! We could if it’s needed.

We even have battery powered option for solo artists, for example for outdoor events. So no electricity needed! We also provide sound equipment for ensembles like String band playing Jazz, Swing, Rock’N’Roll and more. Although String Duo, Trio or Quartet ensembles usually don’t need an amplification.

Please do not hesitate to contact us and ask more


We have entire section of our web-site for that.

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YES! It is possible, however we need to discuss it separately. 

We have an option to write music for your special event and after it could be played by our musicians or we just sold it. 

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Yes KeyReel Music Education  offers private violin/viola and cello lessons and new program for kids in DFW

Private music lessons

North Texas Celtic Strings

Meet Our Music Director

KeyReel Raskolenko oversees and directs all aspects of our organization.

Originally from Uzbekistan, he is a multi-instrumentalist who has been described as a “world class violinist and composer.”

A classically trained musician, KeyReel has performed and recorded across North America and Europe for over 30 years on 4-string and 5-string acoustic and electric violins. His musical experience is vast, and includes classical chamber, orchestra, Celtic, swing, and improvisational music.


KeyReel graduated from the Gnesin’s Russian Academy of Music with both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, Violin in 2005, followed by an Artist Diploma in 2018 from Texas Christian University. He is a member of the Las Colinas Symphony, Irving Symphony, Plano Symphony, and McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra in Texas. In addition, he plays jazz, Celtic music and performs solo events in the DFW area.

KeyReel also enjoys composing for a variety of instruments, including violin, piano, string quartet, and orchestra.  His music has been performed at the Great Hall of Gnesin’s Academy, the Moscow House of Composers, McKinney Performing Art Center, Church Street Auditorium, and Texas Christian University.