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RANDOM ACTS OF MUSIC presents: GOING SOLO
Starting Monday, October 29th, we’ll be presenting a new video every week featuring one of Canada’s top musicians as they share their story – how they got started, what inspires them, and their advice to young musicians who want to pursue their musical dreams.
Celebrated Canadian Pianist Alain Lefèvre Signs to Warner Classics
French born Canadian pianist and composer, Alain Lefèvre OC CQ has signed a new long-term deal with Warner Classics, opening an exciting new chapter in the life of this acclaimed and prolific artist.
Yamaha Releases Upgraded APX600 Guitar, the APX600FM
One of the world's best-selling acoustic-electric guitars–the APX600 series–introduces an upgraded version with a flame maple top.
Four Yamaha Designs Selected in the Good Design Awards 2018―VOCALOID™ Keyboard "VKB-100" Has Been Selected for the Good Design Best 100
Yamaha Corporation announces that four of its designs received Good Design Awards 2018, which is sponsored by Japan Institute of Design Promotion: namely VOCALOID keyboard "VKB-100", digital piano "P-121" and "P-125", digital piano "P-515", and Hybrid piano system "TransAcoustic™ TA2". Among them, "VKB-100" has been selected for the Good Design Best 100, that is awarded for excellent in design and is the candidate for the grand prix and special prizes. This year, these prizes will be announced on October 31.
Yamaha Launches the I’m a HERO Program in Colombia―A program to encourage children's musical aspirations and dreams
Medellín, Colombia―Yamaha Corporation announces the launch of the I'm a HERO Program for children in Colombia.
Yamaha and Hanoi National University of Education Sign MOU Related to Instituting Teacher Training Courses for Instrumental Music Education in Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam―Yamaha Music Vietnam Company Limited signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on August 30, 2018 with Hanoi National University of Education (located in Hanoi, Vietnam; President Dr. Nguyen Van Minh) regarding the establishment of teacher training courses for instrumental music education in Vietnam.
Yamaha Unleashes the Category-Bending Wi-Fi, Multi-room Turntable: The MusicCast VINYL 500
Today Yamaha introduced a new spin on a time-tested classic for the next generation of music enthusiasts: the MusicCast VINYL 500 turntable - a Wi-Fi, multi-room turntable that allows music fans to not only play their favorite vinyl albums but also stream their favorite tunes throughout their entire home from the same device.
Yamaha MONTAGE OS v2.5 Adds New Sounds, Enhanced Control, DAW Remote Function to Flagship Synthesizer
Yamaha today released MONTAGE OS version 2.5, the fifth free firmware update to its flagship synthesizer line. The update further expands the MONTAGE sound, control and workflow features with the biggest enhancement being the new DAW Remote functionality.
Yamaha Expands A Series Line with Limited Edition All-Solid Koa Wood Acoustic-Electric Guitars
Yamaha has showcased the A4K and AC4K, building on their A Series line of acoustic-electric guitars with the only solid-koa guitars under $3,500. These two guitars comprise the second in a series of limited-edition runs of solid-koa A Series guitars. Only 75 of each model will be made available.
Yamaha Project to Introduce Instrumental Music Education in Vietnam Receives JETRO Support
Hanoi, Vietnam—Yamaha Corporation and Yamaha Music Vietnam Co., Ltd., are implementing a project in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, aimed at introducing instrumental music education into the "Course of Study" for Vietnam's primary and secondary school education which is scheduled to go into effect in 2019.