Valle-Rasmus Roots began his cello studies at the Tallinn Music High School with Mart Laas in 2001 and he graduated from the school in 2013. He attained both a bachelor’s degree and master’s in cello playing in Prof Henry-David Varema’s cello class at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. He has also been a student of Prof Wolfgang Boettcher at Universität der Künste Berlin via the ERASMUS+ programme and has studied in the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki with Prof Marko Ylönen. He is currently studying orchestral conducting with Prof Paul Mägi at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre having previously studied conducting there with Jüri Alperten in 2018–2020.
Valle-Rasmus has taken part in national and international competitions. He was awarded 1st prize at the Baltic String Competition in 2018. In 2016, he became laureate of the Yamaha scholarship. He has participated in masterclasses by cellists including Wolfgang Boettcher, David Geringas, Francis Gouton, Marko Ylönen and others. Valle-Rasmus has performed as a soloist with Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tallinn Music High School Symphony Orchestra, Pärnu City Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of Baden-Baden and EAMT Symphony Orchestra. Valle-Rasmus Roots plays on a Celeste Farotti cello (owner Mrs Maivi Kaljuvee) on loan from the Estonian Foundation of Musical Instruments.