Valentina was born in the city of Grozny (Chechen Republic) in 1992. She started her music studies in piano class at the Children Music School. She graduated from Secondary Specialised School of Music of the St. Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Honoured Artist of Russia, Professor Mark Reisenstock, class of teacher Alexander Ponomarenko). Since 2010, she has been a student at the St. Petersburg Conservatoire (class of People's Artist of Russia, Professor Sergei Roldugin).
Laureate of international competitions:
2007 - The 1st Prize at the Saint-Petersburg Spring International Art Contest-Festival.
2012 - The 2nd Prize at the Vladimir Ovcharek International Competition of Chamber Ensembles (St. Petersburg).
2012 - The 3rd Prize at the Karl Davydov International Music Competition (Kuldiga, Latvia).
Valentina participated in masterclasses by Luke Ashliman, Timora Rosler, Jérôme Pernod.