Welcome to the home page of Dr. Liana Valente, music educator, performer, administrator and champion of modern music.

     Dr. Valente continues to serve the National Federation of Music Clubs as their Representative to the United Nations Department of Public Information.
Learn more about the UN Agenda 2030 and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. 

As a music educator, Dr. Valente is committed to the success and health of all of her students. She recently joined the faculty at Howard University as Assistant Professor of Classical Voice/Classical Voice Area Coordinator, where she teaches courses in vocal pedagogy, song literature, diction, and applied lessons, as well as directing the Opera Theater Workshop. She continues to serve as adjudicator for state, regional, and national vocal competitions, and is sought after as a master class clinician and guest artist.

An exciting performer on the stage and in the concert hall, Dr. Valente brings to life the music of Mozart, Rossini, Schubert, and Barber while introducing audiences to the beauty and power of new works by exciting composers from around the world.

With a proven history as an arts administrator, conductor, and opera director, Dr. Valente has shepherded new programs in academia as well as in the community, creating opportunities for performers to learn the craft of performing.

Recent Publications

  • “From NFMC’s UN Representative: Liana Valente”
    Music Clubs Magazine. Spring 2019, Vol. 98, No. 3
  • “59th Biennial Convention Wrap-up”
    Music Clubs Magazine. Autumn 2017, Vol. 97, No. 1
  • The Rock Newman Show, hosted by Rock Newman
    A production of WHUT, Howard University Television. Recorded in Washington, DC
    Air Dates: November 18 and 19, 2015
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8SBjLkEjxQ
  • Journal of Singing
    Volume 72/ No. 2, November/December 2015
    "Preparing Our Students to Say Goodbye"
  • Journal of Singing
    Volume 71/ No. 3, January/February 2015
    "When It Is Time to Say Goodbye"
  • Pan Pipes
    Volume 107/No. 3 Spring 2015
    "Looking Back at a Triennium of Music Donations"
  • Pan Pipes
    Volume 106/No. 3 Spring 2014
    "People-to-People Continues Tradition of Assistance"