Janine completed a Bachelor of Music at the Canberra School of Music in 1996 and was Principal cellist of Canberra Symphony Orchestra before travelling to Germany to attend University in Berlin.
Janine performed with the German Youth Orchestra for three years, playing principal cello on tours of Germany and Italy in 2001. Janine won positions with Sinfonietta Frankurt and the Offenbacher Kammerorchester until her return to Sydney in 2007.
Janine now performs with both Sydney Symphony and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, as well as being on the teaching staff at the Sydney Conservatorium, the Australian Institute of Music.
Janine’s forays into contemporary music have included performances with Bread, Tina Arena, Guy Sebastian, Mark Vincent and Katie Noonan.