If you would like to book Jillian for a Public or Private event, email at jillian@jillharp.com




Media Composition & Studio Ensemble featuring Mark Isham

Friday, May 12, 2017 – 7:30pm


California State University Northridge- Plaza del Sol Performance Hall / Doors open 30 min before performance


Adults $15 / Faculty, Staff, & Seniors $10 / Students $7


March 31st – April 30th, 2017
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm.
Sunday afternoons at 2:00 pm.


The Costa Mesa Playhouse
661 Hamilton Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Please join the cast and crew for post-show a discussion of The Fantasticks. The talkback will be Friday April 14thimmediately after the show.

CAMPUS LECTURE: California State University- Long Beach, Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

Date: April 19th, 2017

LECTURE: HOW TO WRITE FOR HARP (final lecture in a series of Lectures)- composition’s will be featured from CSULB  Composition Students


The Industry
and LA Dance Project
Invisible Cities

InvisibleCities logo

Sound powered by Sennheiser

October 19-November 8, 2013
Union Station, Los Angeles

Music and libretto by Christopher Cerrone
After the novel by Italo Calvino

Directed by Yuval Sharon
Conducted by Marc Lowenstein
Choreography by Danielle Agami
Lead Sound Design by E. Martin Gimenez

Running Time: 75 minutes

Saturday, Oct. 19:   7:00pm
Thursday, Oct. 24:  7:30 & 10:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 26:  7:30 & 10:00pm
Tuesday, Oct. 29:  7:30 & 10:00pm
Thursday, Oct. 31:  7:30 & 10:00pm
Tuesday, Nov. 5:  7:30 & 10:00pm
Friday, November 8:  7:30 & 10:00pm

Tickets range from $25-75 (based on performance date and time)

Tickets & Information: www.InvisibleCitiesOpera.com

October 6th, 2013- Private Wedding, Pasadena, CA

October 5th, 2013- Private Wedding with the Organic String Quartet, Four Seasons Westlake Village, CA

October 4th, 2013- Private Wedding, Pasadena, CA

September 21st, 2013- Private Reception, Sherman Oaks, CA

September 13th, 2013- Kol Nidre Service at Temple Sinai at 6PM, Westwood, CA

September 6th, 2013- Prostate Cancer Organization VIP Event, LA Marriott Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

September 2nd, 2013- Student Recital at Pacific Harps Free to public, 1PM 922 N. Craig Ave., Pasadena, CA

August 18th, 2013- Private Birthday Celebration, Long Beach Yacht Club, Long Beach, CA

August 4th, 2013- West Coast Symphony FIESTA! Concert at the Santa Barbara Courthouse at 4PM, Santa Barbara, CA

July 17th, 2013- Jillian Risigari-Gai in a Solo Recital, Long Beach Senior Center at 1PM, Long Beach, CA

July 6th, 2013- Wedding Ceremony, Terminal Island, CA

July 4th, 2013- West Coast Symphony 4th of July Show at the Santa Barbara Courthouse, 4PM, Santa Barbara, CA

June 12th, 2013- Private Party, Seal Beach, CA

May 25th, 2013- Wedding Ceremony, Oxnard, CA

April 26th and 27th at 8PM- Bright NOW Beyond: an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s The Marvelous Land of Oz. TBA Location. FREE. at CALARTS

April 16th, 2013- Rachel Koonse in a Voice Recital- performing Luciano Berio’s Folk Songs, 8PM, CALARTS Roy o. Disney Hall. Free to Public

April 6th, 2013- CALARTS Accepted Student Event- Performance of Berio Circles, Noon, The Wild Beast

April 4th, 2013- Chamber Music Concert at Master’s College in Newhall, CA 7PM

April 2nd, 2013- Wedding Ceremony, Monrovia, CA

March 31st, 2013- Private Luncheon, Banning, CA

March 30th, 2013- Cocktail Hour, Fullerton, CA

March 26th- 28th- Filming for the Saigon Broadcasting Television Network

March 23rd- A night of Ambient Music- a work by Max Kutner, The Wulf, Los Angeles, CA – 8PM

Admission: Free

March 22nd- Recording Session on an Animation Short Film

March 21st, 2013- Jahan Nolley in a Composition Recital, A300, CALARTS- 6PM

March 16th, 2013- Ryan Glass in Recital- featuring dance, orchestral works, and clarinet solos. Lund Theater at CALARTS 8PM

admission: FREE


March 15th, 2013- King and the Cattail at El Cid Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA 10:30PM

March 12th, 2013- Inner Beast- works by CalArts composers 8PM CALARTS- Wild Beast

March 10th, 2013- Colton Lytle and Jenica Anderson in a Percussion Recital, Repeat performance of the Berio “Circles”

California Institute of the Arts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall, 8PM


March 9th, 2013- Private Party, Pasadena, CA

March 3rd, 2013- Wedding- Cicada Club – Los Angeles, CA

February 23rd, 2013- Wedding with Violinist Joanna Alpizar, Pasadena, CA

February 22nd, 2013- King and the Cattail (my band!) El Cid, Los Angeles, 9pm

February 20th, 2013- Sarah Carrier in Recital- at CSU-Long Beach, Daniel Recital Hall. 8pm

February 16th, 2013- Wedding Ceremony and Cocktail Hour

February 9th, 2013- 2PM- Jillian Risigari-Gai in a Harp Recital at California Institute of the Arts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall. Concert is FREE

January 20th, 2013- 4:00 PM- Jillian Risigari-Gai and Jaclyn Urlik in Recital at the home of Harpist Carolyn Sykes. E-mail Jillian

jillian@jillharp.com for more details

January 19th, 2013- Private Event- Ladies Tea

January 12th-13th- Long Beach Symphony Concerts

December 24th, 2012- Christmas Eve Service with the Methodist Church of Anaheim

December 21st, 2012- The Irish Tenors with the San Luis Obispo Symphony – For more information and tickets go to http://www.pacslo.org/calendar/event/the_irish_tenors_with_the_slo_symphony

December 20th, 2012- Private Holiday Party- Santa Clarita, CA

December 17th, 2012- Holiday Afternoon Party- Valencia, CA

December 15th- 16th and 22nd-23rdLong Beach Ballet Company’s production of “The Nutcracker” for more information and tickets go to http://www.longbeachnutcracker.com/

December 8th, 2012- Private Event- Culver City, CA

December 7th, 2012- Private Holiday Event- Bakersfield, CA

December 1st, 2012- Private Holiday Party- South Coast Plaza- Marche Moderne

November 20, 2012- 8PM Performance at the McKinney Theater  at Saddleback College with the Saddleback College Choir- performing works by Rutter, Britten, and Thompson

November 11, 2012- Private Wedding Ceremony featuring a duo with Joanna Alpizar- Violin

October 28th, 2012- Long Beach City College Fall Concert at 2PM

October 21st, 2012- Long Beach City College Annual Scholarship Gala Concert with Susan Egan

October 20th, 2012- Private Wedding Ceremony- Westlake Village Inn at the Tuscan Gardens

October 6th, 2012- Opening Season Concert- San Luis Obispo Symphony

September 7th, 2012- Performing on a private event for the 2012 Prostate Cancer Conference at the Los Angeles Marriott Airport Hotel

August 26th, 2012- Private Wedding Ceremony and Reception in Temecula, CA

August 18th, 2012 -Private Wedding Ceremony in Cerritos, CA

August 12th, 2012- Bridal Showplace 2012- Bridal Show Booth at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA

August 10th, 2012- Private Wedding Rehearsal Dinner at Scott’s Restaurant, Costa Mesa, CA

July 28th, 2012- Private Wedding Ceremony and Cocktail Hour with a Violin, Cello, and Harp trio in Santa Ana, CA

July 19th- 22nd, 2012- Performing in San Luis Obispo for the Mozaic Festival for more information go to http://www.festivalmozaic.com/

June 30th, 2012- Performing for a Private Birthday Party in Duarte, CA

June 30th, 2012- Wedding Cocktail Hour at the Double Tree in San Pedro, CA

June 22nd, 2012- Recording Session for the Independent Shakespeare Co. in “The Winter’s Tale” to be performed for free at Griffith Park for more information go to http://www.iscla.org/

June 9th, 2012- Wedding Ceremony with Violinist Joanna Alpizar at the Long Beach Yacht Club

June 2nd, 2012- Concert with the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, Performance at the Long Beach Terrace Theatre at 8PM

May 27th, 2012- Choral Performance with Cantori Domino Choir in Santa Monica at 5pm Saint Augustine by the Sea Episcopal Church

May 26th, 2012- Memorial Service at the Seaver House at Pomona College

May 19th-20th, 2012- Guest Artist with the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony

May 12th-13th, 2012- Opera Premiere at CALARTS The House is Open– at California Institute of the Arts in the Modular Theatre- visit http://theater.calarts.edu/

May 13th, 2012- 2PM at Long Beach City College- LBCC’s Symphony Mother’s Day Concert

May 7th, 2012- CALARTS Chamber Music Concert at 8PM- performing works by Toru Takemitsu and Arnold Bax. Roy O. Disney Concert Hall- webcasted at http://music.calarts.edu/rod-webcast

May 4th, 2012- Open Door Beast Concert featuring CALARTS Mexican Ensemble and the CALARTS North Indian Ensemble. I will be performing harp for both ensembles!

April 28th, 2012- Private Wedding Ceremony at the Topanga restaurant Inn on the Seventh Ray

April 22nd, 2012- Sonic Boom in Concert- Sonic Boom Ensemble is focusing on Ambient Music- 8PM at California Institute of the Arts in the Roy O. Disney Concert Hall. Webcasted at this site: http://music.calarts.edu/rod-webcast

April 20th-21st, 2012- California Institute of the Arts annual Opera Production by Henry Purcell- Fairy Queen in the Modular Theatre

April 19th, 2012- New Zealand in LA festival at REDCAT at 8:30PM for more information go to http://www.redcat.org/event/new-zealand-la

April 17th, 2012- CALARTS Student Affairs Annual Spring Tea at 3PM

April 16th, 2012- New Century Player’s- Premiering works by CALARTS own graduate composers at 8PM in the Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

April 14th, 2012- Concert Brass Ensemble- Open Door Wild Beast Concert at 6PM at California Institute of the Arts- Bring a chair, blanket, some food, and drink and hang out on the lawn and listen to some wonderful Brass Music.

April 14th, 2012- CALARTS Accepted Student noon concert in the Wild Beast. Performing a trio by Arnold Bax

April 2nd, 2012- Maryclare Brzytwa in Recital at California Institute of the Arts in Roy O. Disney Concert Hall at 8PM- premiering her work for harp, marimba, and guitar. Webcasted at http://music.calarts.edu/rod-webcast

April 1st, 2012- REDCAT Opera Showcase of The House is Open Composed by Alexander Vassos and Directed by Travis Kane. Performance at 8:30PM

March 23rd, 2012- Frances-Marie Uitti in Concert at REDCAT at 8:30 pm for information please visit http://www.redcat.org/event/frances-marie-uitti

March 18th, 2012- Private Event in Valencia, CA

March 11th, 2012- A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Woman– MFA Graduation Harp Recital at California Institute of the Arts- Roy O. Disney Concert Hall at 8PM. A reception to follow. Please Come! Music by: Arnold Bax, Toru Takemitsu, Michael Jarrell, Roger Bourland, Paul Hindemith, and John Cage. Free to Everyone! Also webcasted at: http://music.calarts.edu/rod-webcast

March 10th, 2012- Recording Session from 1PM-5PM at The Bridge in Glendale, CA

March 4th, 2012- 5-8PM Private Event at the Balboa Bay Club, Newport Beach, CA

March 4th, 2012- 2PM Performance with Long Beach Community College

March 3rd, 2012- Brice Albert’s Graduation Recital- at 8PM at California Institute of the Arts in the Roy O. Disney Concert Hall. Webcasted here: http://music.calarts.edu/rod-webcast

March 3rd, 2012- Baby Shower- Santa Ana, CA

February 25th, 2012- Performance in Torrance of Aloke DasGupta’s piece “Morning Glory” for Harp, Sitar, and Flute at 7PM

February 25th, 2012- Ryan Espinosa Mid-Residence Clarinet Recital- at California Institute of the Arts in The Wild Beast at 5PM

February 18th, 2012- Alexander Vassos’s Mid-Residence Composition Recital- Featuring a Showcase of his opera that is to be performed in May The House is Open– 5PM at California Institute of the Arts in The Wild Beast

February 13th, 2012- Recording Session for a Short Film in Glendale, CA

January 29th, 2012- City of Hope- Meditation Center Opening Ceremony

January 29th, 2012- Island Hotel, Newport Beach- Memorial Service

January 7th, 2012- Cocktail Hour at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, CA