Native of Cochabamba, Bolivia, Valeria has performed with many orchestras and chamber music ensembles in Cochabamba, La Paz, Sucre, Oruro and Santa Cruz (Bolivia); in Holguin, Moa and Baracoa (Cuba); Iquique (Chile); as well as in Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Connecticut and Vermont (United States) and Piobicco (Italy). Valeria has recorded for multiple albums by artists such as Raul Ybarnegaray (Bolivia), Analia Abat (Argentina) and Jordan and Heather Richmond (United States). She has performed with artists such as Frankie Valli, The Hanson Brothers, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Sara Brightman, Il Volo, and more.
Valeria’s teaching career began as a private instructor and orchestra conductor at the Cochabamba Symphony Foundation, at age 19. She also taught violin lessons at her alma matter, Eduardo Laredo Institute for 3 years before relocating to Tampa in 2012.
Ms. Frege has taught for Prodigy (The Florida Orchestra), the Patel Conservatory, Idlewild Baptist Church, Queen of All Saints Academy and Tampa Bay Music Academy. She has also served as a judge for the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, and her students are actively involved in their school orchestras as well as the Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra program. Many of them have also earned spots at All County and All State orchestras, as well as a performance with The Piano Guys.
Valeria is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, with registered training up to Unit 5, as well as the American String Teacher Association. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Universidad del Valle and a dual masters degree in Music Performance and Chamber Music studies at the University of South Florida, under the tutelage of Dr. Carolyn Stuart (violin) and John T. Posadas (viola).
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Valeria is qualified to teach private music lessons in the following areas:
Violin: Beginner through Advanced
Viola: Beginner through Advanced
Valeria offers private lessons to students age 6 through adult.