Valerie is a jazz drummer based in Montreal. She is a member of The Ostara Project, a Canadian supergroup featuring a rotating cast of award-winning woman musicians, with whom she toured all over Canada as well as the Yukon Territory.

Her own project presents original music for chordless quartet. Her upcoming first album entitled State of Garden and Shadow features Camille Thurman on tenor saxophone, Caoilainn Power on alto saxophone and Ira Coleman on bass and will launch in 2025.

She graduated from McGill University (MMus Jazz Performance) in 2024 where she was mentored by Darrell Green and Kevin Dean.