Joan Valent, Majorcan composer, formed musically in studies of cello, piano, analysis, composition and direction, in Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona and Los Angeles.
In 1987 he premiered his first work, Death in the Word for piano, violin, clarinet and Mezzosoprano. In Barcelona he expands his studies with composers Carles Guinovart, Joan Guinjoan and David Padrós. Attend composition, music analysis, orchestration and instrumentation classes; as well as cello, piano and direction.
Later he moved to Los Angeles (California), where he studied classical composition, Film Scoring and conducting at the University of Los Angeles (UCLA), under the tutelage of the composer Aurelio de la Vega, professor of composition at the University of Nordrighe (CSUN).
From 1993 he began to release his works around the world and his collaboration as arranger and symphonic composer with artists of other musical genres.