Discipline: Music

Based In: Brooklyn

Kamna Gupta is a conductor and pianist whose diverse musical interests have led her to experiences spanning orchestral, operatic, and choral repertoires from the baroque to the contemporary. As an orchestral conductor, she has been active internationally, with prior engagements in Germany, Russia, and the Czech Republic. She has worked with various opera companies in the US, with a focus on performing contemporary opera. Previous highlights include working as an assistant conductor to Sarasota Opera, American Lyric Theater, Opera Saratoga, being an apprentice conductor at New York Youth Symphony, and Conducting Fellow at Atlantic Music Festival, where she recorded many new works by living composers. Kamna believes in the importance of musical education and has also been involved with outreach at the New York Philharmonic and Castleton Festival. Kamna is currently based in New York and in addition to her conducting activities, she is active as a pianist and, (when she can get her hands on an instrument!), as a harpsichordist