Moira Hopfe-Ostensen, Pianist
Email: moirahopfe@gmail.net
 
Dr. Moira Hopfe-Ostensen holds Bachelor and Master's Degrees from the University of Alberta, Canada, in Piano Performance and Literature. She has also earned Certification of Advanced Studies, and an Associate Degree from the Royal College of Music (Piano Pedagogy), a Licentiate Degree from the Royal Academy of Music (Piano Performance), London, England and a Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree (Piano Pedagogy), at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Hopfe-Ostensen has appeared as a solo and collaborative pianist throughout Canada, the United States, and Europe, and continues to be active as an adjudicator, examiner, and clinician. She is currently Adjunct Professor at the School of Music, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is a member of the College of Examiners for the Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations, Canada, and the Music Development Program, United States. Dr. Hopfe-Ostensen has received a Professional Distinction Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts from the Peace Hills Arts Council, Canada.


What's your favorite Bible verse (or character)?

Whom have I in Heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (Psalm 73: 25-26)


What is your favorite way to spend a Saturday?

Early morning kayaking adventure(s) with my husband.


What is your favorite hobby?

I love to work in the yard and garden.


What is something you are known for?

It is my preference to prepare meals at home, rather than go out.