Born in 1978, Peter Dijkstra began singing as a boy in The Roden Boys Choir, singing most of the solo-parts, and separate solo's, until his voice changed. In 1987, he sang the first boy in a production of Mozart's Magic Flute by The Netherlands Opera Foundation. In 1989 he sang the aria from the Queen of the Night in Goningen and he sang the theble solos in G.F. Handels 'Messiah' and the Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Also as a boy soprano, in 1990 and 1991, he worked with Gustav Leonhardt, Sigiswald Kuyken and Max van Egmond in a complete series of Bach-cantatas in Amsterdam.
Peter Dijkstra graduated in conducting and in singing at The Royal Conservatory of The Hague, both times with decoration for special musicality and professionalism. He is the conductor of The Leiderdorps Chamber Choir, The Venus Vocal Ensemble, The Royal Conservatory Chamber Choir and Vocal Ensemble The Gents.