• Yamaha UC Announces WeAreTeachers.com Giveaway Winners

    Mike Lawson | June 8, 2021Yamaha Unified Communications recently announced the winners of its WeAreTeachers.com teacher appreciation giveaway, held May 1 through May 31. Over 8,000 educators entered the giveaway. Committed to helping engage students, boost understanding, and overcome audio fatigue, Yamaha UC awarded one of three prizes to 12 teachers around the nation, including: 10 YVC-200 Personal Speakerphones for […] Read More...
  • New Sizes of Yamaha’s YVN Model 3 Violin

    SBO Staff | March 6, 2021The YVN Model 3 Violin family is comprised of the YVN Model 3 and the YVN Model 3 three-quarter and one-half size violins. Each provides students of all statures with a durable, well-crafted starter instrument for an exceptional playing experience. Read More...
  • Ten U.S. Schools Named ‘Yamaha Institutions of Excellence’

    Mike Lawson | March 1, 2021Yamaha has named 10 distinguished colleges and universities to its inaugural Yamaha Institution of Excellence program, recognizing extraordinary commitment to innovation in the study of music. Read More...
  • Yamaha Drums Welcomes Sturino to Artist Roster

    Mike Lawson | January 13, 2021Yamaha Drums has announced the signing of New York-based drummer, arranger, composer, and educator John Sturino to the roster of Yamaha Artists.

  • Yamaha’s DTX6 Electronic Drums Series

    Mike Lawson | December 29, 2020

    Yamaha’s DTX6 Series of electronic provides drummers of every level with a perfect solution for quiet practice, rehearsal, recording and education.

  • Yamaha’s EZ-300 Keyboard

    Mike Lawson | December 3, 2020

    The EZ-300 personal electronic keyboard features 61 light-up keys, an expandable playlist of built-in popular songs, and the unique Keys to Success lesson mode.

  • Yamaha Names Hibser as District Manager, School Service Dealer Sales

    Mike Lawson | November 12, 2020

    Yamaha Corporation of America has announced that Rachel Hibser has joined the company as the Midwest District Manager for School Service Sales, effective October 5. She reports to Chris Dolson, regional sales manager, School Service Sales.

  • Yamaha’s YDS-150 Digital Saxophone

    Mike Lawson | November 9, 2020

    Yamaha’s YDS-150 Digital Saxophone effectively emulates an authentic saxophone experience digitally—from the sound and key layout to feedback from the instrument—while maintaining the sense of unity between the saxophone and musician.

  • Eleven Young Musicians Named Winners of 2020 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition

    Mike Lawson | February 20, 2020

    Eleven exceptional musicians have been named the winners of the 2020 Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) Competition presented by Yamaha Corporation of America.

  • Yamaha’s YC61 Stage Keyboard

    Mike Lawson | January 14, 2020

    The YC61 Stage Keyboard from Yamaha is a new organ-focused instrument combining the sought-after organ sounds of popular music with the sonic versatility and real-time control today’s keyboardists demand.

  • Intermediate and Professional Chimes from Yamaha

    Mike Lawson | January 14, 2020

    The Yamaha YCH-6018 Intermediate Chimes and YCH-7018 Professional Chimes were completely redesigned to deliver rich, fundamental tones and luxurious sustain.

  • Yamaha Sponsors 2019 BOA Grand National Championships in Support of Music Education

    Mike Lawson | November 25, 2019

    The 2019 Bands of America (BOA) Grand National Championships concluded on Saturday, November 16, with Yamaha leading the way as National Presenting Sponsor of the event, a relationship the company has been honored to maintain for more than two decades.

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