Cellist Jobine Siekman studied in The Hague at the (secondary) School for Young Talent, with Lucia Swarts and Dmitri Ferschtman, and then with Harro Ruijsenaars in Gothenburg.
At the Royal College of Music in London she studied with Melissa Phelps and Richard Lester, where she completed her Master of Performance studies in July 2020 as an Irene Hanson scholar. She was appointed here as the Mills Williams Junior Fellow for the year 2019-2020.
Jobine won the second prize of the Stichting Jong Muziektalent Nederland and the third prize at the National Cello Competition 2016. In 2016 she also received the Anna Shuttleworth Prize for her performance of Bach in the Cello Competition of the Royal College of Music and was subsequently invited to play the second Bach Suite in the RCM Show case concert at Wigmore Hall. She was heard several times on Radio West in live broadcasts from the Dr. Anton Philipszaal in The Hague and on BBC Radio 3. In October 2019 she made her debut as a soloist with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra in Schumann’s cello concerto.
Jobine performed as a soloist in cello concertos by Haydn, Saint-Saëns and Shostakovich. She is also a member of various chamber music ensembles such as the Alkyona Quartet and the Chloé Trio.