jiji / guitar
JIJI is an adventurous artist known for her virtuosic performances that feature a diverse selection of music, ranging from traditional and contemporary classical to free improvisation, played on both acoustic and electric guitar. Through her impeccable musicianship, compelling stage presence, and constant premieres of new musical works, JIJI’s intriguing programming solidifies her reputation as a 21st century guitarist.
After becoming the first guitarist to win the Concert Artists Guild competition 1st prize in 30 years, JIJI was granted BMI commissioning fund; it was awarded for her outstanding performance in the Concert Artists Guild Competition, to aid composers with funding for their projects. Using this fund, JIJI commissioned Nina C. JIJI’s most recent chamber music endeavors include touring with Latin Grammy winners Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Carla Canales, Verona Quartet, Soprano Molly Netter, and Brasil Guitar Duo.
Music & videos
Gulli Björnsson (b. 1991)