After a violent mugging that took a strange turn, I was left with a new imperative. I was no victim: I was a musician, among communities that were dangerously unempowered. What was I going to do about it?
Author: George Mathew
Photo by Chris Lee
Award-winning Indian-American conductor George Mathew is the founder and Artistic Director of Music For Life International, a global social enterprise based in New York, which creates social impact and public diplomacy through music. Mr. Mathew has made appearances in the United States, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Australia and Europe in recent seasons as conductor, pianist and speaker.