Valerie Arsenault, Violin

Valerie Arsenault has two favorite musical activities: teaching the violin and playing baroque music. She is the President and Music Director of the Tallahassee Bach Parley, and she maintains a thriving studio of violin and viola students at the core of the Bach Parley String Academy. As Visiting Assistant Professor at Florida State University she directs the Baroque Ensemble (on period instruments), and has taught music history, violin, and directed the Irish Ensemble, and she is a member of the Tallahassee Symphony. She studied violin at the New England Conservatory (BM), violin pedagogy and baroque violin at the Indiana University School of Music (MM, Early Music), and earned her doctorate from the Florida State University College of Music.