JIJI is an adventurous artist on both acoustic and electric guitar, playing a wide range of music from traditional and contemporary classical to free improvisation. Recent highlights include a wide array of venues, including: Carnegie Hall, David Geffen hall, Lincoln Center, National Sawdust, Miller Theater, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Le Poisson Rouge, 92nd Street Y, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Guitar at Arizona State University.
I challenge my colleagues across the country to examine their required repertoire lists for both auditions and graduation recitals. Ask yourselves—who do these lists exclude? Who does this list benefit...