Colette Valentine has performed extensively throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe in settings including New York City’s Merkin Concert Hall and Weill Recital Hall, the National Gallery and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Suntory Hall and Casals Hall in Tokyo, Hoam Hall in Seoul, and the Louvre in Paris. She has been featured as guest artist with numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles, and has collaborated on recordings for the Albany, Antara, CRI, fontec, and Well-Tempered labels. She serves as assisting pianist for national and international competitions and events, and teaches and performs at the Interlochen Chamber Music Conference each summer.
For many years, she was on the faculties of New Jersey City University and Long Island University/CW Post, and in the fall of 2008 joined the faculty of the newly created Collaborative Piano Department at UT Austin’s Butler School of Music. Colette Valentine received BM and MM degrees from the University of Maryland with Nelita True, and a DMA from Stony Brook University with Gilbert Kalish.