Abbotsford music teacher wins national award

Kathleen Feenstra tops in piano composition competition

Kathleen Feenstra has won a national composition competition.

Kathleen Feenstra has won a national composition competition.

An Abbotsford resident has won a national piano composition competition.

Kathleen Feenstra, who has been teaching piano and music theory since 2001, won the award through the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations.

Her composition, Rocky Mountain Ride, was selected in the category of Piano Grade 3-4.

Feenstra has received numerous awards for piano performance and her own compositions.

Accredited by the Royal Conservatory of Music in 2010 in piano, Feenstra is also an active member of the B.C. Registered Music Teachers Association.

She enjoys teaching and composing, and is passionate about seeing her students succeed in their musical studies.

Feenstra draws inspiration for her many compositions from nature, fiction, and her active imagination.