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 25, 2019 - September 28, 2019

2019 CBHC Annual Behavioral Training Conference

Breckenridge, Colorado

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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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MacArthur Photo Credit: John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation