MacArthur Fellow

Providing musical enrichment and valuable human connection to the homeless, incarcerated, and other under-resourced communities in Los Angeles

 

Vijay Gupta

Violinist. Speaker. Advocate.

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Gupta…is one of the most radical thinkers in the unradical world of American classical music. With Street Symphony, he has created a formidable new model for how musical institutions should engage with the world around them. – Alex Ross, The New Yorker

Handel's 'Messiah,' on Skid Row

What’s Next

Vijay Gupta is represented as a speaker by the Lavin Agency.

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September 5, 2019

8th Annual Aims of Education Address

Blacksburg, Virginia

Vijay Gupta is a violinist and social justice advocate.

An esteemed performer, communicator, and citizen-artist, Gupta is a leading advocate for the role of the arts and music to heal, inspire, provoke change, and foster social connection. Gupta is the founder and Artistic Director of Street Symphony, a non-profit organization providing musical engagement, dialogue and teaching artistry for homeless and incarcerated communities in Los Angeles.

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Hinkle Lecture with Vijay Gupta

Excited to be delivering the Hinkle Lecture at Oregon Bach Festival later this month: https://oregonbachfestival.org/19events/hinkle-lecture-with-vijay-gupta/

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Violinist Vijay Gupta offers new vision of arts outreach to rapt Cleveland audience

Grateful to Cleveland State University for inviting Chester Englander, Percussionist and Cimbalom Artist and myself to perform at the annual..

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