Teaching the World to Play!
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 Movement||Intermediate||The FJH Piano Ensemble Series||Trio (Six Hands/One Piano)||E1072|
|American Portrait: Scenes from the Great Plains, An||Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1317|
|Picture This! Book 1||Late Elementary||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1369|
|Picture This! Book 2||Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1423|
|American Portrait: The Pacific Northwest, An||Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1485|
|Picture This! Book 3||Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1566|
|Tunes for a Rainy Day||Late Elementary||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1595|
|Travel Tunes||Late Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1597|
|American Portrait: The Oregon Trail, An||Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1627|
|Stories in Sound, Book 1||Elementary||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1686|
|Stories in Sound, Book 2||Late Elementary||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1687|
|Jump! Jive! Swing!||Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH2088|
|Four Miniature Suites||Elementary||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH2093|
|American Portrait: Views of the West, An||Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH2118|
|Modern Expressions for Piano||Early Advanced||The FJH Contemporary Keyboard Editions||Solo||J1030|
|Fractured Folk Songs||Elementary||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||Solo||FJH2198|
|I Like Duets! Book 1||Elementary||Composers In Focus||Duet (Four Hands/One Piano)||FJH2251|
|Four Miniature Suites, Book 2||Late Elementary||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH2250|
|Preludes for Piano||Early Advanced||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH2317|