Swiss Soprano Valérie Beney grew up in Siders. She completed a post-certificate in recorder with Anne Kirchmeier. Beney completed her Bachelor of Arts in Music with Prof. Barbara Locher at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. In 2013, Beney got her Master’s Degree in Singing Pedagogy with Opera as a minor from the Bern University of the Arts with Prof. Brigitte Wohlfarth. She completed a part of her education at the Swiss Opera Studio Biel. In 2015, she completed her Master’s Degree in Performance in Bern in Prof. Brigitte Wohlfarth’s class. Master classes with Angelika Kirchschlager, Mireille Delunsch and Marga Schiml top off her profile.

In 2012, Beney got a scholarship from the Friedl Wald Foundation Basel.

As a solo-artist, she participated in the following operas: Europera by John Cage, Un Carnaval à Savièze by Charles Haenni (as Françoise), the creation Angelus Novus II by Helmut Oehring (Collage, the second soprano was specifically composed for Beney), Die Zauberflöte by Mozart (as Pamina). In addition to opera, she is very active regarding recital work and takes part in many concerts and festivals. Valérie sang under the direction of Hansruedi Kämpfen, Richard Métrailler, Evelin Affolderbach, Patrick Jüdt, Pascal Mayer, Lennart Dohms, Salvatore Cicero, Riccardo Bovino, Ruth Soland and Pierre Sublet. She has a large repertoire and is often asked to interpret the contemporary compositions. Some of them have been written specifically for her. She sang regularly in Vienna, a.o. in the French Embassy, and also in Spain, Germany and Hungary.

In 2022, she sang the solo parts of Mozart's Requiem in the Auditorium Stravinsky Montreux. She recently performed a solo with the Schönberg Choir Vienna in a premiere of a contemporary piece.