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DPS, Jammu organised solo singing competition‘Saptak’

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Delhi Public School, Jammu organised 'Saptak', an inter house solo singing competition in which students of senior wing took part. The sole motive of this competition was to promote classical and traditional singing among the youngsters. The students participated in the competition with great enthusiasm
Participants from different houses presented different genre of Indian music like gazals, sufi, devotional and raaga based compositions in an impressive and entertaining manner.
Master Akshit Gupta and Malvika Mohan of Ganga House clinched the Ist position competition while Akshima and Guneet Kour of chenab house and Rishika Bhardwaj with Vaibhav Wali secured second and third places respectively.
Appreciating the efforts and singing of young singers, Ms Jatinder Kour , noted and veteran singer of the state who also judged the competition said that music is not only an art but a worship, which is to be performed religiously . Adding further she said that in the present world of westernisation, we should not forget our roots which could hold us at the time of stress and we can take a refuge in our talent and passion. She also lauded the efforts put by music teachers of the school who prepared them. Ms Shalini Pardhan, senior music and dance teacher was also one of the esteemed judges.
Speaking on the occasion Principal, Ms Ruchi Chabra not only appreciated the young talent but also enlightened them about the role of music in our lives. She further explained that such competitions also help in all round development of students.
The competition was organised by Jhelum House. Ms. Manpreet Kour, House Incharge, presented the vote of thanks.