Edgemont Teen Gets Accolades at Carnegie Hall

ananya1Edgemont's Ananya Gurumurthy earned second place in the American Protégé International Vocal Competition on July 5th at Carnegie Hall where she sang "Alleluia" from Exsultate Jubilate by Mozart.

Ananya will be a freshman in high school in Edgemont in September. She is an aspiring soprano who is passionate about music and was selected for the All-County Chorus for the past three years. Ananya sings many different styles, including classical, jazz and blues. Recently, Ananya was selected by her school to participate in the Jazz Chamber Choir. She has also completed five levels of certification in the New York State School of Music (NYSSMA) festival for voice and piano. When she is not singing, Ananya can be found spending time with her friends at school or relaxing with her family and playing with her younger brother.

Ananya sings with vocal coach Anna Veleva, a renowned opera singer who is a graduate of the Mannes College of Music with a MM degree in Voice.