Valerie Roth Roubos
Valerie Roth Roubos earned degrees in music
theory, composition, and flute performance from
the University of Wyoming.
Ms. Roubos maintains a studio in her home in
Spokane, Washington where she teaches flute, piano,
and composition. She is active as a performer,
adjudicator, lecturer, and accompanist. She has
lectured on various topics and taught master classes
at the Washington State Music Teachers Conference,
Holy Names Music Camp, and the Spokane and Tri-Cities
chapters of WSMTA. Ms. Roubos has played an active
role in the Spokane Music Teachers Association
and the Washington State Music Teachers Association.
In 2001, the South Dakota Music Teachers Association
selected her as Composer of the Year and with
the MTNA commissioned her to write an An American
Portrait: Scenes from the Great Plains published
by The FJH Music Company, Inc.
Ms. Roubos was chosen to be the 2004 – 2005 Composer
in Residence at Washington State University. The
Washington State Music Teachers Association selected
her as the 2006 Composer of the Year.
Ms. Roubos’ teaching philosophy and compositions
reflect her belief that all students, from elementary
to advanced, are capable of musical playing that
incorporates sensitivity and expression. Her compositions
represent a variety of musical styles, including
sacred, choral, and educational piano works.
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