Ina Dykstra received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Alberta, where she studied with 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 also holds a degree in Music Therapy from Capilano College in Vancouver and is a member of the College of Examiners for the Royal Conservatory of Music. She 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 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 B.C. and has over 35 years of experience as a teacher, accompanist, performer, clinician, examiner, composer and adjudicator.