Valerie Vollmer, Contralto, is a native of Erie, PA. She received a Bachelor of Music in Applied Voice from SUNY Fredonia, and a Master of Music from The Hartt School of Music (Hartford, CT). While finishing graduate studies, Valerie was invited to join the three-time Grammy winning choral group, The Gregg Smith Singers. With GSS she was honored to work with contemporary composers and conductors including Lucos Foss, RobertCraft, and Dave Brubeck.
Valerie resides in New York City and is a longtime soloist and assistant conductor of the Grace Church Choir in Brooklyn Heights, NY. She is currently a, Alto Section Leader of Canterbury Choral Society.