Vijay Gupta

Violinist. Speaker. Advocate. “Gupta…is one of the most radical thinking in the unradical world of American classical music. With Street Symphony, he has created a formidable new model forhow musical institutions should engage with the world around them.” -Alex Ross, The New Yorker, January 1, 2018

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

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October 30, 2018

LA Phil Chamber Music Series

October 30, 2018

LA Phil Chamber Music Series

Mendelssohn & Sibelius

Los Angeles, CA


Vijay Gupta is a violinist, speaker and advocate for artistic voices in social issues.


At 19, he joined the LA Philharmonic, and in 2011, as a TED Senior Fellow, he co-founded Street Symphony, an organization bringing music, dialogue and storytelling to communities experiencing homelessness and incarceration in Los Angeles. Gupta is a passionate advocate for the vital role of music to heal, shape and change the way we see ourselves and the world around us. Vijay Gupta is in high demand as a public speaker and motivator.

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Dateline NBC

Incredibly touched, honored, and grateful to Dateline NBC for telling my story.

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League of American Orchestras

My opening keynote from the League of American Orchestras conference in Chicago this June. I was honored to share the work of Street Symphony,..

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