Originally from Riga (Latvia), Dina Yoffe graduated from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music in Moscow under the tutelage of Professor Vera Gornostayeva, one of the most important proponents of the legendary Heinrich Neuhaus school.
Top prize winner at the R.Schumann and F.Chopin International Piano Competitions, she enjoys a successful solo and orchestral career, highlighted by concerts with the Israel Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta, NHK orchestra under Neville Marriner, Moscow Philharmonic with Dmitri Kitayenko, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra with James De Prest, Orchestra “Kremerata Baltica” under Gidon Kremer, Orchestra Sinfonia Varsovia under Jacek Kaspszyk.
Dina Yoffe has performed in the most prestigeous halls: the Barbican Centre in London, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Sala Verdi in Milano, Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, Great Hall of Moscow Consevatory, Salle Playel in Paris, etc. Concert at the Royal Palace in the Hague for her Majesty Queen Beatrice. Dina Yoffe is also an active participant in Music Festivals, where she played together with many internationally renowned musicians, such as G.Kremer, M.Vaiman, M.Brunello and many others.
She is frequent jury member at such international piano competitions as Cleveland (USA), Chopin (Warsaw), Arthur Rubinstein (Tel-Aviv), Liszt (Weimar), Maria Canals (Barcelona), Hamamatsu (Japan) and many others. Ms. Yoffe conducts master classes in Europe, Japan ,USA.
1989-1996- Professor at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel-Aviv University (Israel.)
1995-2000 -Visiting Professor at Aichi University of Arts, Japan.
2012-2014 Guest Professor at the Musikhochschule in Hamburg.2014-2015 Visiting Professor ay the Music Academy in Krakow, Poland. She has been as a guest Professor at Central Conservatory Beijing (China).
Dina Yoffe is artistic Director of Festival and Master Classes “Musical Summer“ Malaga (Spain).
Honorary member of Japan Piano Teachers Association,
Her students are winners of national and international piano competitions. Many of them are teaching in Music Academies in USA, Europe and Japan.
Dina Yoffe has numerous Radio, TV and commercial recordings. Among her record releases are Chopin’s 24 Preludes (VD-VDC-1334), Fantasy in f-minor and 19 Waltzes (CD-VICC-63), Scriabin/Chopin 24 Preludes op.11 and 24 Preludes op.28 special version, Schumann Symphony Etudes op.13 and Kreisleriana Op.16 (AGPL-003), as well as works by Chopin, Schubert, Schumann, Prokofiev, etc. As well as CD’s in seria “Real Chopin “NIFC 012” on Pleyel piano (Paris,1848) with Chopin program and CD with Schumann Sonata in f sharp minor and Chopin Four Scherzo’s (PAMP-1036/2009).
She has recorded also DVD live recordings with works of Scriabin, Rachmaninov for NHK (Japan) and chamber music of F. Schubert (XCP-5026), Prokofiev, Szymanowsky (AGPL-001)
Stravinsky, Franck and others.