With more than 10,000 learners from 10 countries, 400 teachers and 120 employees, the company was launched in July last year by Dr Lakshminarayana Yeluri to connect students, instructors, professional musicians and music enthusiasts for lessons. in line.
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Muzigal, who raised an undisclosed amount of funds from Kalaari Capital in February this year, said in a statement that he has taught more than 40,000 courses in subjects ranging from Indian classical music to Western music in more than 20 specializations in the categories of vocal and musical instruments.
“The total offline music learning market is approximately $ 500 million in India, and Muzigal is establishing leadership in the online segment of this market. We always knew that there was immense potential in learning music online, which was largely unorganized, ”said Dr Yeluri. .
It launched operations in August 2020 in the United States to help non-resident Indians learn music virtually with authentic, native-speaking Indian music teachers.
The startup aims to empower more than 20,000 music teachers over the next four years and launch its market in the United States by September of this year for American citizens as well.
“Some segments like music are still emerging but are developing rapidly. We are privileged to partner with Dr Yeluri and look forward to seeing Muzigal become the leading online learning platform in the music education segment, ”said Vamshi Reddy, Partner at Kalaari Capital.
Students can learn singing lessons like Carnatic and Western music and musical instruments like guitar, piano, sitar, keyboard, and violin, among others.
About a lakh of students have been counseled, 25,000 students have taken free trial classes to experience the platform, and more than 10,000 students from 10 different countries have signed up for the classes, the company said.