Meet Shanchita Saha, music teacher | Aga Khan Academies

Meet Shanchita Saha, music teacher

30 October 2022

Shanchita Saha was born in Sirajganj, Bangladesh and is the new music teacher at the Aga Khan Academy Dhaka. Before joining the Academy, Shanchita worked as a music teacher for 11 years atThe Aga Khan School, Dhaka. 

Shanchita aspires to achieve the mission and vision of the Aga Khan Academies by developing a pluralistic mindset in students through music so that they become compassionate learners.  

“Music is a strong medium to uphold one’s culture and unite people of diverse backgrounds,” Shanchita said. “With the beauty and power of music, I want to enable students to respect different cultures, and put the idea of pluralism into practice.”

Shanchita loves teaching in the well-equipped music room of the Academy, where she spends most of her time.  

I love the ambiance and the collection of instruments in the music room,” Shanchita said. “We have a lot of fun here; playing, singing and learning.”