Valgerður studied piano at the Reykjavík College of Music and made her Soloist Degree 1985. Her teachers were a.o. Anna Þorgrímsdóttir and Margrét Eiríksdóttir. Valgerður continued her studies with professor Georg Sava in Berlin and received a diploma from “Hochschüle der Künste” in 1992. She has regularly attended master classes with professor György Sebök. She lived in Copenhagen for several years where she worked as a pianist and teacher. Valgerður has given numerous concerts in Iceland and abroad and has worked with singers and in chamber music.