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

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

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November 19, 2018

Keynote: British Columbia Non-Profit Housing Association

Vancouver, BC

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

An esteemed performer, communicator, educator 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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The Symphony and the Street: Vijay Gupta in Conversation and Performance at The Juilliard School

Tonight at Paul Hall, The Juilliard School. Free admission, tickets required. https://www.juilliard.edu/event/136011/symphony-and-street-vijay-gupta-conversation-and-performance

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 18: Portrait of Vijay Gupta, the Mark Houston Dalzell and James Dao-Dalzell First Chair Violin with the Los..

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