Classical Guitarist JIJI Indicators with Kirshbaum Associates

(Photograph Credit score: Marty Bra)


Guitarist Jiji Kim (JIJI) is equally at dwelling with canonic and up to date repertoire, Jiji performs each acoustic and electrical guitar and can also be a prolific improviser.

She has signed with New York’s Kirshbaum Associates for worldwide illustration, becoming a member of guitarist Christopher Parkening on the roster.

In 2016, JIJI was a First Prize winner on the Live performance Artists Guild competitors, changing into the primary guitarist to win the award in thirty years. Consequently, she was granted an award from the BMI Commissioning Fund, with which she commissioned a piece by Nina C. Younger.

Jiji has additionally commissioned two different main works: Natalie Dietterich’s gentle, beloved and Hilary Purrington’s Harp of Nerves, each of which she premiered at Carnegie Corridor.

Alongside her performing profession, Jiji can also be a pedagogue and has been an Assistant Professor within the College of Music at Arizona State College since 2018.

“I am so excited for my subsequent chapter with Kirshbaum Associates!” Jiji wrote on social media. “I am honored to be becoming a member of the stellar roster…it is actually a dream come true second. Thanks Live performance Artists Guild for the superb 6 years, I’m endlessly grateful.”

You possibly can hear Jiji performing Claudia Sessa’s “Occhie lo Vissi Di Voi” under.