has been with The Music Place since 2001. In addition to working
in the office as The Music Place Registrar, she teaches Early Music
Awareness, All Arts, and transitional beginning piano. She has
four children along and specializes in teaching very young children,
and has developed currciulum for our Family classes in which parents
and their toddlers enjoy learning music together. Her vast
experience with children has grown from her parenting and church
actvities. She has taught younger
children at her church for more than 20 years and home-schooled her
own children for eight years. Valery also had a day care for two years.
In addition to growing up singing in choirs and enjoying all types
of music through her
school years, Valery was also a competitive roller skater.
Valery is married with two teenagers and a grown son, Timmy, who also teaches at The Music Place. She began teaching music theory to her own children as she homeschooled them ,and now really enjoys working with a variety of other children. She continues to study music (piano and voice) from her colleagues at The Music Place. In her rare spare time, Valery also enjoys going to amusement parks with her husband (her favorite is Disneyland), her kids, her pet dog and cat and scrapbooking.
TEACHING LOCATIONS: Main Office, Kooser/Meridian Home Studio
Last Modified: 2012.08.31
Actual Customer Testimonials:
"We have recommended to many of our friends. We love the place. It has totally helped our daughter to not only know the notes but to truly have fun with them! We love the teacher(s) and wish them all the very best. - " -- Happy parents
"Our daughter, Melissa, loves her music class, and she looks forward to the recitals. She's made friends and become more confident. We'd recommend the Music Place to anyone. -- Melissa's parents, Kathy & Matt, Los Gatos" .
I tell everyone who will listen about the amazing introduction to music that our daughter is getting with the Music Place. People are always amazed when a 3-year old explains that she played an oboe last week and is going to play a piccolo next week! Most importantly, our daughter can't wait for music class & asks to go every day. -- The Pace Family