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Patrick Lehman nominated for a Juno award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year!
29/3/2016
Patrick Lehman nominated for a Juno award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year!

"Be ready!" Chris Johnson of Rihanna
25/7/2013
"Be ready!" Chris Johnson of Rihanna

Being 1st call drummer for both Rihanna and Stevie Wonder, Chris Johnson knows how to make it to the big stages. We met up with Chris in Berlin, Germany to get insight on his career, his path to becoming the drummer on 2 of today´s biggest gigs and checked out his new Yamaha “Live Custom” kit, Chris ´drums choice for the 2013 “DIAMONDS” World Tour with Rihanna. Click here for the interview...

Yamaha Drummer Wins Grammy
5/3/2012
Yamaha Drummer Wins Grammy

Yamaha drummer Terri Lyne Carrington’s “The Mosaic Project” has received a Grammy award in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category.

16/8/2011
Yamaha Teams with Sarah McLachlan to Support Music Program

Yamaha Entertainment Group donates a Yamaha C3 grand piano to the Sarah McLachlan School of Music, making the piano a viable and accessible tool for those who otherwise might not have access to it.

14/12/2009
Alain Trudel & Jens Lindemann, two Yamaha Artists talk about the new National Broadcast Orchestra

Susan Hoeppner Launches New Website!
2/12/2009
Susan Hoeppner Launches New Website!

Canadian flute virtuoso Susan Hoeppner is a musician of international renown.

Only 3 More Days Left to Audition for the National Youth Band of Canada!
9/11/2009
Only 3 More Days Left to Audition for the National Youth Band of Canada!

The deadline for auditions for the 2010 ensemble is November 15, 2009. Yamaha artist Ian McDougall will perform with the band in 2010.

Jully Black - Running
29/9/2009
Jully Black - Running

MuchMusic Video Award winner, Jully Black has been a consistent figure in Canada's music scene for years and is one of the R&B pioneers to emerge out of the country.

Percussion Artist Michael Wood Shifts Gears
21/8/2009
Percussion Artist Michael Wood Shifts Gears

January 2009 marked the beginning of a creative renaissance for Yamaha Artist Michael Wood, as he wrapped up a 33-year stint with Canada’s premiere theatre, The Stratford Festival.

2009 Yamaha Kando Award Winner Announced
17/8/2009
2009 Yamaha Kando Award Winner Announced

Yamaha Canada Music recently awarded Brian Rapanos with the 2009 Kando Award at MusicFest Canada on May 16 in Markham, ON. Rapanos, a saxophone player from North Vancouver, BC, was chosen from among the many young musicians in attendance at the festival, the largest of its kind in North America.

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