Ankita Kumar, 28, Pianist, GK2
Hometown: New Delhi
College: Sri Ram College of Commerce
Favourite website: www.geeta-kavita.com
Favourite book: Rashmirathi by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
Favourite quote: If music be the food of love, play on by Shakespeare
Sandals or sneakers: Sandals with heels
Beer or wine: Wine
Who does your hair: Gauri in VLCC
Who inspires you: Dad
Your last regret purchase: Branded wallet for my husband from a Chinese website. ($300)
Best thing that has ever been gifted to you: My wedding dresses, price details- still paying
Delhi summer or winter: Delhi winter
Pet cause: Environment
Favourite spot in Delhi: My bed
Would love to have dinner with: Peter Pan!
Money in your wallet at the moment: Unlimited— Kush’s (husband’s) credit card!
Craziest thing you’ve ever done: Jumped in a pool with no water
One thing you can’t live without: Family
Facebook Friends: (total number): 400
Favourite musical instrument: Piano
Favourite film: Seeta aur Geeta
Favourite dish: Litti chokha (Bihari dish)
Style icon: Audrey Hepburn
Long hair or short hair: Short hair
Favourite drive bar: Shalom
Janpath or Sarojini Nagar Market: Sarojini Nagar
Korean Cuisine or Konkan Cuisine: Konkan
Pet peeve: Dishonest people
One song you love to play on the piano: Bhanware Ki Gunjan
Your favourite pianist: Brian Silas
You can never have too many: Late nights
Know her more...
She started playing piano when she was 12-years-old from the piano maestro Brian Silas. Today, she takes lessons from Jaideep Lakhtakia, a renowned guitarist , singer and teacher. She has received the Sanatan Sangeet Sanskriti Award for upcoming talent in music. Her last public performance was Melody Lane at Siri Fort Auditorium this month. The concert featured the launch of her maiden music album titled RESONANCE. She is hopes to perform again during the formal launch of her music school sometime in September.
Learn piano from her...
She has been teaching piano for the past six years and currently takes classes at her residence in Greater Kailash Part II. She has students in the age group of 6 to 60 years. People interested to join her classes, can contact her on firstname.lastname@example.org