Na Jung  Jin

Gayageum (South Korea)

HGO Appearances: From My Mother's Mother (2012)

About the Artist: Na Jung Jin is an internationally recognized specialist in gayageum, a strung Korean zither. Her skill on this traditional instrument has taken her to venues throughout the world. She has performed at the Contemporary Music International Festival (Venice Biennale), Imago Dei Festival, Oster Festival, KlangZeit Münster Festival, and the Alexandria Contemporary Music Biennale. In addition, she has performed with the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra (Croatia). She has toured extensively with the Tongyeong International Music Festival (TIMF) Ensemble, with which she appeared in Geneva, Athens, and Rome under the aegis of the Korean Foundation. In 2011, she was honored with the President's Award, the highest honor in the Gimhae Gayageum Competition.