A passion for music and the Lord have been a part of Jane's being for as long as she can remember.  At age 4, Jane accepted Christ as her Saviour - a choice, she maintains, has both saved and enhanced her life.  She began singing at the same age; her first solo at her church's Christmas pageant. Throughout childhood, she took piano and voice lessons and eventually went on to study music in university.  She received her Honours Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1993 and her Bachelor of Education from University of Western Ontario in 1994.
  Jane (formerly Martin) began singing professionally at age 16, singing at weddings, special events and many church services. She met Calvin Valenta in 1987 and they married in 1991.  They now have three children: Evan, Emily and Rachel.
   Over the past 18 years, Jane has sung at such venues as church services, fundraisers, banquets, conferences, live and pre-recorded television programs such as 100 Huntley Street and Celebrate TV (Buffalo), radio interviews, and many more.  She has also been invited to speak at women's conferences.  She has recorded two c.d.s and looks forward to recording again in the near future.
   Jane seeks to follow Christ's leading in every area of her life.  Her highest calling, she believes, is to raise her children to understand the fullness of God's love,  mercy and unending faithfulness.  It is that message that she seeks to proclaim in her music ministry as well.