Joke continued her musical education at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven, where she specialized in bachelor scripture and piano.
She took an specialization in Argentinian tango and World Music at the Rotterdam Conservatory of Music with Wim Warman, Jos Van Kleef en Gustavo Beytelmann. After that, she continued to take master classes home and abroad with, among others, Victor Villena, Coco Neligatti, A. Marcucci, Alejandro Schwartz and Ivo De Greef.
With tango orchestra “OTRA” from the tango department in codarts Rotterdam, she toured extensively abroad to Argentina, France, The Netherlands , Germany, and more, where she also performed as a soloist.
In 2014 Joke founded the tango quartet " Chicharra". In 2015 she founded the band 'les femmes de Nicolas' with own compositions and arrangements for dancing performances .
At the moment she teaches piano classes and piano practice (pianobegeleidingspraktijk) at the music school Mago in Antwerp. She was often invited to teach master classes, summer intensives and seminars. In 2016 she started writing the first piano solo works.