As alumni of The King's University, Lauren Dykstra and Wendy Nieuwenhuis are excited to return to campus for their upcoming concert on Saturday, October 14 at 7pm. The diverse program will feature works written both for piano and violin as well as organ and violin with composers such as Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Rheinberger and more.
Lauren Dykstra received a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from The King’s University, and a Master of Music in Violin Performance and Literature from Brandon University. As an advocate of accessible music education and social justice, Lauren is the Lead Teaching Artist with the Youth Orchestra of Northern Alberta (YONA) Sistema, an El-Sistema inspired program run by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. She also maintains a small studio of private students and coaches and conducts for local community ensembles.
Wendy Nieuwenhuis holds a Masters of Music in Organ Performance from the University of Alberta as well as a Bachelor of Music and Church Music Diploma from The King's University. Wendy has performed as a soloist throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan and frequently collaborates with instrumentalists and churches to perform a number of recitals throughout the year. As a busy music educator, Wendy has appeared as an organ adjudicator, has a full studio of private piano students, is a sessional music instructor at The King’s University and is the music director and organist at Highlands United Church.
Tickets Avialable online, at the King's Bookstore and at the door.
General Admission: $20.00, Student/Senior $15.00. Special King's Alumni Rate $5.00 and as always — current King's Students are free with valid I.D.