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Valerie Roth Roubos

Valerie Roth Roubos

Valerie Roth Roubos earned degrees in music theory, composition, and flute performance from the University of Wyoming.

Ms. Roubos maintains a studio in her home in Spokane, Washington where she teaches flute, piano, and composition. She is active as a performer, adjudicator, lecturer, and accompanist. She has lectured on various topics and taught master classes at the Washington State Music Teachers Conference, Holy Names Music Camp, and the Spokane and Tri-Cities chapters of WSMTA. Ms. Roubos has played an active role in the Spokane Music Teachers Association and the Washington State Music Teachers Association.

In 2001, the South Dakota Music Teachers Association selected her as Composer of the Year and with the MTNA commissioned her to write an An American Portrait: Scenes from the Great Plains published by The FJH Music Company, Inc.

Ms. Roubos was chosen to be the 2004 – 2005 Composer in Residence at Washington State University. The Washington State Music Teachers Association selected her as the 2006 Composer of the Year.

Ms. Roubos’ teaching philosophy and compositions reflect her belief that all students, from elementary to advanced, are capable of musical playing that incorporates sensitivity and expression. Her compositions represent a variety of musical styles, including sacred, choral, and educational piano works.

Explore Piano Publications by Valerie Roth Roubos

Symphony No. 5, Opus 67, First MovementIntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesTrio (Six Hands/One Piano)E1072
American Portrait: Scenes from the Great Plains, AnIntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1317
Picture This! Book 1Late ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1369
Picture This! Book 2IntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1423
American Portrait: The Pacific Northwest, AnIntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1485
Picture This! Book 3IntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1566
Tunes for a Rainy DayLate ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1595
Travel Tunes Late IntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1597
American Portrait: The Oregon Trail, AnIntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1627
Stories in Sound, Book 1 ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1686
Stories in Sound, Book 2Late ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1687
Jump! Jive! Swing!IntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH2088
Four Miniature SuitesElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH2093
American Portrait: Views of the West, AnIntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH2118
Modern Expressions for PianoEarly AdvancedThe FJH Contemporary Keyboard EditionsSoloJ1030
Fractured Folk SongsElementaryThe FJH Piano Teaching LibrarySoloFJH2198
I Like Duets! Book 1ElementaryComposers In FocusDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH2251
Four Miniature Suites, Book 2Late ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH2250
Preludes for PianoEarly AdvancedComposers In FocusSoloFJH2317