Graduated from the Lyon and Paris Conservatories in Clarinet, Bass Clarinet and Pedagogy and
music teaching, Valentin pursues a career as an orchestral musician
chamber musician and pedagogue.
In 2014 he was appointed 1st solo clarinet of the Marseille Opera Philharmonic Orchestra,
Valentin has also played with various orchestras, under the baton of E. Krivine, L. Slatkin, K.
Petrenko, T. Sokhiev, M. Jurowsky, F.-X. Roth, or V. Gergiev. Tours have taken him to the
in the most beautiful concert halls in France, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, USA, Italy
Brazil, United States, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany.
Holder of the Certificate of Aptitude, he teaches at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional
of Aix-en-Provence and collaborates regularly with the Ecole Supérieure Musique et Danse Nord de France (Lille)
Nord de France (Lille), and the Orchestre Français des Jeunes.
His taste for mediation and pedagogy led him to create and direct the Odyssée
Musical in Haut-Allier from 2008 to 2010.