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Country: United States
Birth Date: June 22, 2009
Teacher: Alexander Malikov and Saida Kafarova
School: Canyon Vista Middle School, Austin, Texas
Concerto: Grieg Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 (I. Allegro molto moderato)
Josephine is a 12-year old 7th-grader in Canyon Vista Middle School. She started learning piano when she was five and is currently a student of Alexander Malikov and Saida Kafarova. Josephine loves playing piano because it brings joy and comfort to herself and her audience.
Some of her achievements include 1st place at Steinway & Sons Piano Competition at Austin in 2019, 1st place at Steinway Piano Concerto Competition at Austin in 2020, 1st place at Paderewski International Piano Competition in 2020 and 1st place at the Junior Division of Chopin Youth International Piano Competition in Houston in 2021. She has also won numerous local competitions of the Austin District Music Teachers Association and was chosen to be Austin Youth Music Ambassadors for a few years.
In addition, she also performs in senior living facilities, school choir, orchestra events, honor recitals of local music teacher's associations. She participated in master classes taught by Dr. Sophia Gilmson, Dr. Bradley Bolen, Anderson and Roe.
Besides piano, she enjoys painting, playing viola in her school Honor Orchestra, and swimming.