News & Events
Exclusive 50th Anniversary Snare Drum
To commemorate this milestone anniversary, this is an exclusive drum offering for the Canadian market which represents half a century of prosperous relationships in Canada.
Yamaha Releases a Documentary of the I’m a HERO Program―A Six Month Story of 26 Colombian Children Overcoming the Invisible Barriers with a New Instrument
Medellín, Colombia―From March 31st to September 30th, Yamaha Corporation ran the I’m a HERO Program for children in the Republic of Colombia.
The “Two Yamahas”, Yamaha Corp. and Yamaha Motor, Join Forces in a Single Event―Two Yamahas, One Passion -RIDERS MEET PIANIST- Event Presented in Video
Pianist Francesco Tristano presents an original composition, performed here for the very first time. Five Yamaha MotoGP riders including Valentino Rossi speak from the heart about “KANDO(*).”
Yamaha's Venova Wins Grand Award with Special Mention in the DFA Design for Asia Awards 2018
Yamaha Corporation announces that the Venova—a casual wind instrument from Yamaha—was recognized by the DFA Design for Asia Awards 2018 with the prestigious Grand Award with Special Mention.
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.