Ananya Karthik is a student of the Surabhi Music Academy. She has been learning Carnatic vocal music for the past eleven years. Of this duration, she has been mentored by Smt. Savitha Namuduri for seven years. Through Surabhi Music Academy, Ananya has gained many opportunities to learn and improve her chosen art. She has participated in numerous singing competitions and performances such as Indo US Fest, Sapatmi, USA and Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana. For the past three years, she has also been learning about musical theory through Sampada, which is in affiliation with Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University. Ananya teaches the basic Carnatic music lessons to young students as well. She is an incoming sophomore at Flower Mound High School. In her free time, Ananya enjoys reading and playing tennis. She is excited to continue her musical journey with the guidance of her guru, Smt. Savitha Namuduri.