About Us

ACT Portrait Lana Lana Betts, BMus. (flute). Lana brings an interesting array of influences and experience to her work as a performer underpinned always by her joy in music. She trained at McGill University and the Banff Centre after having been taught by wonderful educators and artists in her youth and having been raised in a very musical family. Based in Victoria since 1996, her diverse career has included performing and teaching in Iceland, sharing the stage with the late Moe Koffman and while in high school singing in a choir which backed Foreigner. Lana freelances locally on early and modern flutes.
vioin detail Gabriel Cayer. (violin).
laura-new Laura Backstrom, BMus, BEd. (cello). I received my Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Alberta, then pursued graduate studies in Wisconsin with the Fine Arts Quartet. I completed further Studies in Toronto and Ottawa to earn a diploma in Musical Performance and Communication and a Bachelor of Education degree. Since 1997 I have been teaching and performing in Victoria. I am Musical Director of the popular chamber music series Eine Kleine Summer Music and am a faculty member at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.