News & Events
Canadian Thomas Yu Ties for First Place in The 2012 International Amateur Piano Competition in Manchester, U.K.
ELTON JOHN TRIUMPHANTLY RETURNS TO CAESARS PALACE
LAS VEGAS (Sept. 29, 2011) – On Sept. 28, 2011, world-renowned singer, songwriter and Yamaha artist Elton John made a triumphant return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with his all-new show, “The Million Dollar Piano.” The consummate showman wowed the opening night audience with a spectacular production featuring his most beloved hits. At the centre piece of the performance is the show’s namesake piano, an engineering marvel constructed of high- grade acrylic and featuring more than 68 LED video screens created by Yamaha.
Canada’s Tristan Teo and Annie Zhou shine at the 2011 Minnesota International Piano-e-Competition
The winners of the e-Piano Junior have been announced in the dramatic Awards Ceremony on Friday, July 8, 2011 from the stage of the Orchestra Hall. The Ceremony featured performances of various competitors from the earlier rounds. With a Yamaha Disklavier Pro version of the new acclaimed CFX concert grand (DCFXM4 PRO), video projector, and screen set up on stage, the audience was able to experience the same video-sync technology that was used in the Virtual Audition phase of the competition.
Piano Jazz Legends Stop by for a Jam Session
American Jazz legend Dick Hyman visits Yamaha Canada Music headquarters for a musical collaboration session with long-time friend Gene DiNovi.
Five Young Canadians Selected to Compete in the 2011 Minnesota International Piano-e-Competition
After an extensive global audition tour, twenty-five young pianists have been selected to play at the live performance rounds of the July 2011 Minnesota International Junior Piano-e-Competition. Ranging from ages 11 to 16, representing China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, United States, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Belarus, and Canada, these pianists are amongst the most gifted in the world under the age of 17.