vijay-iyer-JimmyKatzSoloStreet605 (1)Vijay was named among the 2013 MacArthur Fellows, joining a roster of 24 “exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for even more significant contributions in the future.” Watch a video profile on Vijay from the MacArthur Foundation, and read a thoughtful retrospective by Howard Reich in the Chicago Tribune.

In addition to the MacArthur fellowship, Vijay will become the first Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts in Harvard University’s Department of Music in January 2014. Read more here.