Dr. Tolkyn studied music at the Aktobe State Pedagogical Institute and holds a Ph.D in Pedagogy from the Aktobe State University in Kazakhstan. During her time in Kazakhstan her experiences include Associate Professor and Chair of Musical Education in the Arts Department. Dr. Tolkyn also taught at the Aktobe State Pedagogical Institute, Kazakhstan, and in the Music Department at Aktobe State University, Kazakhstan.
Dr. Tolkyn’s love of music combined with a very positive attitude has brought her students to achieving First Class Honours and First Class Honours with Distinction on Royal Conservatory Examinations. Dr. Tolkyn has wonderful rapport with her students, whether young or old. An ability to connect with her students and her talent at teaching both simple concepts as well as more advanced topics, are both truly superior.
In her spare time Dr. Tolkyn enjoys reading, swimming, skiing and movies. She has studied a wide variety of music and composers. Her favorites include Schumman, Chopin, Beethoven, Brahms and Bach.