Valentina was born in Belarus and naturalized as a Brazilian citizen. At eight years old, she began her violin studies at the State School of Minsk, capital of her home country. There, she continued her musical education at the Arts College, from 1982 to 1989.
Between 1989 and 1994, Valentina specialized in Instrumental Interpretation (Violin) at the Belarusian State Academy of Music, also in Minsk. By decision of the State Examination Commission, she received the qualification of Symphony and Chamber Orchestra Artist and violin teacher.
She worked in the National Symphony Orchestra Minsky between 1994 and 1997, when she moved to Manaus. Valentina was also a member of the first violins in the Orquestra Amazonas Filarmônica and leader of the second violins from 2008 to 2009. Still in Manaus, she held the position of professor Centro Cultural Claudio Santoro from 1997 to 2003.