"Valerie possess a rich strong individually-timbred soprano voice of great character and range, which she uses with taste and enthusiasm to create and maintain an excellent rapport with her hearers. "
-Robin Bowman M Mus, FRCO ARCM, FGSM AKC
Puerto Rican lyric coloratura soprano, Valerie Rosa is a promising young opera singer with a great commitment to her solo career in vocal performance. With a classical singing training from the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico, Valerie has been part of programs such as the "Savannah VOICE Festival" in Georgia, USA from the famous baritone Sherrill Milnes and "The Abingdon Summer School for Solo Singers" in Oxfordshire, England where she had the opportunity to work with incredible staff like Dame Felicity Lott. Valerie has also had the opportunity to participate in a Masterclass with Eleonora Pacetti from Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, she has also been part of the London Bel Canto Festival, and the National Opera Studio short courses. Valerie is currently a student at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England, where she studies her MMus in Performance in the Vocal Studies and Opera School.
Valerie has worked in different choirs with the Opera Workshop Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico, Lyrical Chorus of Puerto Rico, Pro Lyrical Art of Puerto Rico and "Opera de Puerto Rico" in opera and zarzuela productions such as Madame Butterfly, Cosi fan Tutte, Dialogues des Carmélites, Los Gavilanes and also works like Carmina Burana. She has performed with the Puerto Rico Symphonic Orchestra Foundation in a role at a Puerto Rican opera written by Alberto Guidobaldi.
Valerie is thankful to the Waverley Fund and to the Opera Awards Foundation for supporting her studies in the RNCM which is such an important step in her career.