Only In Print: Students Compose Music at St. Saviour CA

Students Aradhana Agarwala, Jocelyn Rossillo, Ella Lee and Alessio Cavaleri (left to right) said their music teacher Ted Stafford (holding the trombone) has encouraged their creativity. (Photo: Paula Katinas)

Aradhana Agarwala has quite an impressive resume as a musician. She plays the piano as well as the clarinet and has composed at least 40 pieces of music. Even more impressive: She’s just 11 years old.

Despite her youth, composing music is nothing new for Aradhana, a sixth grader at St. Saviour Catholic Academy in Park Slope. In fourth grade, she took part in an ambitious project — creating a musical based on the life of Harriet Tubman.

Aradhana puts a lot of thought into…

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