Arts Administrator

A successful and dedicated Arts Administrator, Dr. Valente has over 20 years of experience as a music educator, program director, recruiter, grant writer, fundraiser, and performer. Among her many successful projects have been the creation of summer programs for middle and high school students in Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida; the development of outreach programs performed by undergraduate students for the public schools in Georgia and Florida; and the implementation of a multi-faceted outreach program designed for an emerging opera company in Florida. From event planning and building relationships throughout the community to creating new programming and overseeing the continued development of existing initiatives, Dr. Valente uses her skills to further the goals of each organization with which she works.