Valentin Santana was born in Santa Cruz, CA and has lived on both the West Coast and East Coast. He is a classically trained violinist who began studying the Suzuki method at the age of five. He has studied continuously throughout his life and spending countless summers at conservatory and music camps on the East Coast.
His repertoire programs include various forms of music ranging from Classical, Jazz, Ska, Psytrance, Rock, Funk, Tribal and many other infusions.
Valentin has also performed throughout his life in recitals, large ensembles, including orchestras, wind and string ensembles, rock bands and vocal groups. He is also an accomplished drummer and tribal percussionist. While leading as the concert master violinist in his school orchestra in his time in Santa Barbara, CA. He continues to study as a music major in Santa Cruz as well as privately.
Valentin's superb talent, expert ear and imaginative interpretations have kept him busy as a much sought after musician for multiple genres. He is currently working on various compilations in the electronic music scene.