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Patricia Dydnansky

Patricia Dydnansky

Patricia Dydnansky currently holds the position of Second Flute & Piccolo with the Niagara Symphony and teaches at Brock University. She is also an active freelance musician, playing flute and piccolo in the Shaw Festival Orchestra, the Stratford Festival Orchestra, Talisker Players Orchestra, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, Hamilton Philharmonic, Windsor Symphony, London Symphonia (Orchestra London), and various smaller ensembles in the Greater Toronto Area. Most recently, she has been a substitute musician on various flutes & clarinet in “Sweeney Todd” at the Shaw Festival in 2016 and “Sousatzka” at the Lord Elgin Theatre in 2017 in Toronto. As a faculty member in the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts at Brock, 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 her teachers include Peter Lloyd, Patricia Morris, Paula Elliott, Camille Churchfield, Wissam Boustany and Ian Clarke.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Flute

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • Online
  • Teacher's home


  • 1997 - Postgraduate Diploma - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK
  • 1993 - Master of Music - University of Western Ontario
  • 1991 - Bachelor of Music - McMaster University

Professional development

  • Professional Residency - Banff Centre for the Arts - 1998