Sagarika "Saga" Chidella
Sagarika Chidella is a gradute from the University of California, Irvine where she studied business economics and accounting. She is very passionate about music and sings in the diverse genres of Indian classical, Indian film music, Western pop, and Western classical. In her free time she produces her own mixes which fuse Indian and Western music culture to fuel her creativity. Ever since she was six years old, Sagarika has been formally learning vocal music. When moving to India at twelve years old, due to the increased opportunities and avenues to perform Indian music, she was able to participate in competitions held by revered organizations, bagging several prizes going on to perform solo concerts opening for musical maestros. After moving back to the U.S. she began to organize her own concerts in local Southern Californian temples. At one such concert, she raised $25,000 through her singing to support local cultural organizations. Her proudest achievement so far, is winning first in both state and national Indian classical vocal competitions in India!
As of right now, Sagarika helps arrange the music for her college a cappella team, Haath. She also has her own YouTube channel where she regularly posts her own mixes, with her most popular production garnering about 60k views! She records all the instrumental backgrounds for her songs as well, as she is proficient in playing the guitar and piano.