Posted on November 8, 2021

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This week on Thursdays@Three we’re celebrating the program’s 300th episode!

Host Christa Wessel will be joined by special guest guitarist Jiji, headliner of the 4th Annual Corvallis Guitar Festival. She’ll share a preview of her upcoming performance. 

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Applauded by the Calgary Herald as “…talented, sensitive…brilliant,” 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. Washington Post selected her as “one of the 21 composers/performers who sound like tomorrow.”

Born Jiyeon Kim (Korean: 김지연), she is a South Korean guitarist, composer, and DJ. She is known for being a member of the Grammy-nominated musical collective Wild Up and winning First Prize at the Concert Artists Guild’s 2016 competition.

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