Singing To Express

Highlights Champs|September 2019

Singing To Express
The sound of voices singing Sa Re Ga Ma Pa echoes through the Tilak garden in Juhu, Mumbai, every Saturday evening. They are the voices of Ananya Agarwal, a grade 12 student, and her 12 students.
Melissa Fernandes

Ananya has been teaching music to the children for the past four years at the Angel Xpress Foundation Center, located inside the garden. Angel Xpress is an organization that aims to educate underprivileged children.

Introduced to teaching at Angel Xpress by her mother, Ananya started teaching Hindustani classical music, a subject very close to her heart. For her first music class, she started with paltas (music exercises) like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa to understand each child’s aptitude.


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September 2019