Josephine Vains


Josephine is an Australian cellist, chamber musician and educator, and has performed on concert stages throughout Europe, North America, Asia and the Caribbean. Currently performing with Firebird Trio, Accademia Arcadia, Australia Octet and Kammermusik, she has performed with Trio 3.0.3, Freshwater Trio, Melba Quartet and on radio for ABC FM, 3MBS, DRS1 (Switzerland), NDR (Germany) and CBC (Canada). Her latest CD Il Diavolo with Accademia Arcadia is out now on Tall Poppies. Josephine’s love of music permeates her teaching at the VCA Secondary School, University of Melbourne and Monash University. Her musical life also extends to adjudicating, examining, blogging, and curating concerts. She performs on a Thomas Kennedy Cello, London 1850 and a John Devereaux Cello, Fitzroy, 1864.