About Us

Who We Are?

Maestro Michael Makhal has been involved with national and international orchestras, international fests, educational events, Western classical music concerts, and similar projects for close to 20 years. He is known for his innovative approach in his works and praised for attempting challenging endeavors throughout his career. The Media & Press has always been a source of encouragement to his work.

In the year of 2014, Maestro Makhal represented India in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games as a composer for the Glasgow Cultural. His orchestral composition Spirit of India was performed by the Scokenida Ensemble in many events during the Games and also at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival. In 2016, he was the only Indian to get selected to attend the Luci Della Rebalta International Festival in Italy. Since then, he has built an association with the Association Mozart Italia and introduced many young and advanced level Western classical music students and professional performers to the International Fest in Italy. In 2019, Indo-European Youth Orchestra co-funded by Maestro Makhal became the first Indian Orchestra to perform in Europe, the concert was held at the prestigious Danube Palace in Budapest, Hungary on 18th August.

Whether it is an International concert or festival, music education event, workshops or masterclasses, music lesson service, International collaborations for concerts and events, Michael Makhal Symphony Orchestra stands tall with phenomenon success stories and unmatched experience under the highly proficient leadership of Maestro Michael Makhal.

What We Do?

Michael Makhal Symphony Orchestra has been primarily involved in Live Symphonic Concerts, Shows and Music Educational events, International Festivals, and similar avenues.

In the Live Concert scene, MMSO has been successfully organizing and presenting Western Classical Music concerts for public and private events, redefining Crossover orchestral performance, has been the master in the Chamber Ensemble concerts, has a flair in Pop and Fusion band shows, brought unique ways to present Cinematic symphonic instrumental concerts, an expert in Hollywood symphonic themes, and has been working with the modern approach of Indian Classical music performance and recitals.

MMSO is known for its unique and fresh approach to music education-related events and services. MMSO is proud to be the sole representative of the Associazione Mozart Italia seed di Terni since 2017 and introduced number of talented Indian western classical music students and advanced musicians in the world-famous Luci Della Ribalta International Fest in Narni, Italy. MMSO successfully introduced the Autumn International Music Fest Hyderabad in 2018 in collaboration with renowned European Maestros. MMSO also launched the Indo-European Chamber Orchestra in the Autumn Fest were in a unique collaboration Indian participants, invited Indian professional musicians and the European master all came together to present a magnum Western classical music concert to the music lovers in Hyderabad, the highly praised concert was held at the reputed Ravindrabharati Auditorium. Maestro Makhal let’s formed the Indo-European Youth Orchestra and performed in Budapest, Hungary making it a historic event as it was for the first time any Indian orchestra performed in Europe.

What Is New?

In early 2020, Maestro Makhal introduced MusicLesson.In an exceptional music lesson service-oriented site. He has been conceiving the idea for years since he had a student who would come from another state to learn Violin from him. Michael studied and did long research to offer a user-friendly site to the students where a learner can easily browse the Maestros and book lessons right away. MusicLesson.In opens an array of opportunities to music students to have high standard lessons under reputed masters. The platform is like an online institute being lead by Maestro Makhal from the backstage and lessons are taught by exceptionally professional masters, who have been performing and teaching music for their whole career, and some of them are internationally known musicians. MusicLesson.In provides lessons for Violin, Piano, Classical Guitar, Music Theory, and Voice, many more subjects shall be added in the future.  The Masters undertake syllabuses of world-renowned music assessment program providers namely, ABRSM and Trinity College. 

In May 2020, MMSO has introduced an Online Piano Workshop for intermediate level students in India with highly achieved Concert Pianist from the UK Maestra Nataša Šarčević and the workshop was attended by 8 students from different age group and states of India. It was a grand success and the students requested more workshops like this. MMSO is planning to bring a number of Online Workshops on unique concepts and topics for the Staying-Home students to provide an opportunity for the students and advanced musicians both to continue learning and upgrading their music skills from the guidance of our reputed and experienced guest Maestros from around the World.

Mozart’s 40th Symphony

Mozart's 40th Symphony performed by Conductor / Composer Michael Makhal and His Orchestra from Hyderabad - India.

Indo-European Youth Orchestra in Budapest, Hungary

9. Indo-European Chamber/Youth Orchestra is the first Indian Western Classical Music Orchestra that performed in Europe. The Concert was held at the Danube Palace on 18th August 2019 under the direction of Maestro Michael Makhal. It was a very significant event for India.

Online Music Studio & Platform | MusicLesson.In | India

The online music studio provides live and online one-on-one music learning services for beginners and intermediate level learners of all ages. We offer lessons by well-qualified music masters from different parts of India, making quality online music learning experience better and easier like never before. For more details do visit https://musiclesson.in/

Meet the Maestros of MusicLesson.In – Online Music E-Learning Platform from India

The online music studio provides live and online one-on-one music learning services for beginners and intermediate level learners of all ages. We offer lessons by well-qualified music masters from different parts of India, making quality online music learning experience better and easier like never before. For more details do visit https://musiclesson.in/

Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Hungarian Dance No. 5 for String Orchestra. Direction – Michael Makhal. Indo-European Orchestra.

Hungarian Dance No. 5 for String Orchestra Director - Michael Makhal Performed by the Indo-European Youth Orchestra (INDIA) under the baton of Maestro Makhal himself in Budapest at the prestigious Danube Palace on 18th August 2019. This is for the first time an Indian Western Classical Music Orchestra performed in Europe, making it a very significant event for our country India.

Ottorino Respighi’s Siciliana-Andantino by Michael Makhal with Indo-European Chamber/You Orchestra

Ottorino Respighi's Siciliana-Andantino, performed by the Indo-European Youth Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Michael Makhal at the 1st Hyderabad Autumn Fest Concert in Rabindra Bharathi Auditorium on October 2018.

Janam Janam – Bollywood Symphony


Wonderful Show Michael. Very well done!

Kalamandir Kalyan - Director at Kalamandir

Fantastic show Michael, we really loved it, great job. Everyone enjoyed your show very much. Well done!

Praveen Kumar N - Director at Unishire (Bangalore)

“All I can say is that it was a moving experience from a concert well conducted.”

Raunaq Yar Khan - Philanthropist, Socialite, Businessman

“We would like to place on record here our appreciation and gratitude to Michael and his wonderful musicians for making our Silver Wedding Anniversary celebratory dinner and evening to remember for us and our guests. From the Blue Danube and Spanish Eyes to Yeh Shyam Mastani and Chura Liya hai tumne. The music was spot on and ensured our guests were on their feet having a good time all through!! And oh yeah..how could we not mention the wonderful medley of Christmas Carols to wrap up the evening!Well organized, on time, minimum supervision, professional and totally committed to music! Well done Michael and team…take a bow!

We are an NRI family, Businessman, living in the gulf for over 25 years and celebrated our big day in Hyderabad, India on 19th Dec. 2015.”

Tony Philips - Businessman, from Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Bravo! Michael’s Western Classical Music Orchestra is wonderful, all the musicians are highly talented and skilled. Michael Makhal is doing a great job in India with his ensemble. My best wishes are with him and his orchestra.

Maestro Mark Wolloch - Celebrity Israeli Conductor