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  • Yamaha UC Announces WeAreTeachers.com Giveaway Winners

    Frank Hammel | 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

    Frank Hammel | March 17, 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 provide 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’

    Frank Hammel | March 1, 2021Yamaha has named 10 colleges and universities to its inaugural Yamaha Institution of Excellence program. They include: Auburn University, Berklee College of Music, Crane School of Music, Eastman School of Music, Holland College of Arts and Media, The New School, Thornton School of Music, University of Alabama in Huntsville, University of Kentucky School of Music, and University of North Texas. Read More...
  • Yamaha DGX-670 Digital Piano

    Frank Hammel | February 1, 2021Yamaha’s DGX-670 digital piano features a modern, attractive aesthetic and a simplified user interface. The new “Portable Grand” ensemble instrument is a full, 88-note weighted action keyboard with exceptional playability, superb sound and visual appeal, making it ideal for beginners and accomplished pianists. The DGX-670 includes the company’s Graded Hammer Standard keyboard action—the low keys […] Read More...
  • Yamaha Unveils Inaugural 40 Under 40 List of Top Music Educators

    Frank Hammel | February 1, 2021On Feb. 1, Yamaha recognized 40 of the most innovative, creative and impactful music educators under the age of 40 who exemplify the highest level of music education in the United States. The 40 Under 40 music education advocacy program was established by Yamaha to celebrate music educators at all grade levels, public or private, as well as private music instructors. Read More...
  • Yamaha Drums Welcomes Sturino To Artist Roster

    Victoria Wasylak | January 18, 2021Yamaha Drums has announced the signing of New York-based drummer, arranger, composer, and educator John Sturino to the roster of Yamaha Artists. Read More...
  • Yamaha Names Hibser District Manager, School Service Dealer Sales

    Victoria Wasylak | November 17, 2020Yamaha 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. Read More...
  • Yamaha’s YDS-150 Digital Saxophone

    Victoria Wasylak | October 21, 2020Yamaha’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. Unlike MIDI Wind Controllers, the YDS-150 incorporates a key structure that replicates that of a traditional saxophone, offering players the natural feel to which they are accustomed. A genuine brass bell enhances the acoustic presence of the instrument thanks to the company’s new proprietary Integrated Bell Acoustic System technology. The instrument is Bluetooth equipped, enabling it to be paired with mobile devices through the “YDS Controller” app. Using the app, players can edit voices, customize saxophone fingerings, and adjust instrument settings such as resistance and response, as well as tuning. Comes with a neck strap, mouthpiece, synthetic reed, and case. Read More...
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