B.Mus. (Perf) U Alberta
Ms. Ina Dykstra received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Alberta, where she studied under Dr. Ernesto Lejano, and Dr. Helmut Brauss. She also went on to complete Graduate Degree courses in Art Song, Collaborative Piano, Chamber Music and Solo Performance.
Ms. Dykstra holds a degree in Music Therapy from Capilano College in Vancouver, and has worked with a wide variety of students of all ages and all abilities, from the very gifted to those with various special needs.
Ina’s most recent venture is composing piano music for students, and she is presently collaborating on collections of piano music with her husband, pianist and composer Jan Randall.
Ina has a deep commitment to furthering musical education, creativity, and artistry. After a long and rewarding career in St. Albert, Alberta, she now lives in Victoria, BC, and has over 35 years experience as an accompanist, performer, clinician, examiner, adjudicator, and inspiring teacher.