Thursday, June 13th

Classical Woodwinds - Diploma

Adjudicator: Patricia Dydnansky

Classical Woodwinds - Diploma

Patricia Dydnansky currently holds the position of Second Flute & Piccolo with the Niagara Symphony and teaches in the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts at Brock University. She is also an active freelance musician, playing flute and piccolo with the Hamilton Philharmonic, Kingston Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, London Symphonia, Shaw Festival Orchestra, the Stratford Festival Orchestra, Talisker Players Orchestra, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, Windsor Symphony, and various smaller ensembles in the Greater Toronto Area.

She has been a substitute musician at the Shaw Festival on flute & piccolo for Brigadoon (2019 & 2023), on various flutes & clarinet in "Sweeney Todd" (2016) at Shaw, and "Sousatzka" (2017) at the Lord Elgin Theatre in Toronto. As a faculty member at the MIWSFPA, Patricia has regularly performed solo & chamber music recitals on the Music@Noon and Encore!
Professional concert series since joining the Music Department in 2002.

Patricia has a Bachelor of Music (Music History & Theory) from McMaster University, a Master of Music (Performance) from the University of Western Ontario and a Postgraduate Diploma (Performance) from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. She has participated in the Professional Residency Program at the Banff Centre for the Arts and continued her education as both a participant and instructor at the Scottish International Flute Summer School for 14 years. Her teachers include Peter Lloyd, Patricia Morris, Paula Elliott, Camille Churchfield, Wissam Boustany and Ian Clarke.


Faith Christian Reformed Church
2265 Mountainside
Burlington, Ontario L7P 1B6

TimeNameTitlesHome Festival
Time:10:30 AMName:Ethan AllaireTitles:
Sonatine for Flute and Piano by Pierre Sancan
Partita in A minor, BWV 1013 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Home Festival:Lakehead
Time:10:55 AMName:Karen KobayashiTitles:
Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K 314, 1st & 2nd mvts. by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Suite for Flute and Piano, op.34 by Charles-Marie Widor
Home Festival:North York Live
Time:1:00 PMName:Audrey ZhuTitles:
Concerto in D Major, K 314 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ballade for flute and piano by Frank Martin
Home Festival:Toronto

3:15 PM - Workshop and Announcement of Winners – MANDATORY

Workshop will be held from approximately 3:15 pm until 5:15 pm.

Announcement of the winners will happen at the end of the workshop.