Riyaz enables learners to practice classical and popular music in its entirety anywhere, anytime. Riyaz provides instantaneous feedback for learners to practice singing to perfection and has eliminated the challenges of learning music.
Riyaz comes packed with well-curated courses and hundreds of practice lessons that serve both beginners and advanced learners in Hindustani and Carnatic classical music traditions, along. The app is also packed with necessary tools for singing such as Smart Tanpura, Breath monitor and Vocal monitor. Social features such as song feed and leaderboards make learning to sing fun and engaging. “At Riyaz, we believe that quality music education must be accessible and affordable to every aspirant out there in the world,” Gopala says. He founded Riyaz with Prof. Xavier Serra who heads Music Technology Group in Barcelona, Spain. “Many of us have been bathroom singers and shied away from formal learning owing to challenges associated with learning music. Riyaz has eliminated those. A million-plus learner on our android offering is a resounding testament to this!” says Gopala, a Ph.D. holder in Music Technology.
The content comes from reputed musicians and music tutors of the country as well as from in-house content production lead by Chief Content Officer, Trilochan Kampli, a renowned Tabla maestro.
Riyaz in its fore is a practice app and is rapidly introducing other genres such as Light classical and devotional. “Indian diaspora from around the world have expressed immense interest in Riyaz as learning Indian classical music is even harder when you’re away from home. We duly obliged and launched the iOS version of Riyaz. While at the same time, we are ramping up on our partnerships that will hugely benefit our learner base in the coming days!” says Anil Kumar Alaham, who heads marketing and partnerships at Riyaz.
With beautifully visualized screens and a highly resourceful feedback system on Riyaz, becoming a professional singer or even honing the skill as a hobby singer, is no longer a challenge. Riyaz is your pocket music guru and a ‘must-have’ singer companion. The app is available on Google Play Store and now on the Apple App Store for free.