GC / GCX

Developed with the know-how gained from decades of experience making hand-made instruments, the GC series represent our handcrafted line of classical guitars at guitar workshop in Japan and China. Our craftsmen's close attention to detail and selecting the finest wood materials makes sure that each instrument is of the best quality possible. Whether you choose the warm sweet tone of ceder or the clear rich resonance of spruce, either top will provide discerning players with outstanding tone and clarity.

GC82S

The top model of spruce guitar for Yamaha’s original sound. Handcrafted to perfection from a top-pick German spruce solid plate for front board based on Spanish traditional craftsmanship. Realized rich bass and vivid soaring treble. Also, superior long-traveling sound distinguishes the playing guitar in concert halls.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid European Spruce Top
  • Solid Madagascar Rosewood Back & Sides
  • Cedro Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • French Polish Finish
  • Hardshell Case Included
  • Made In Japan

GC82C

The top model of American cedar guitar for Yamaha’s original sound. Handcrafted to perfection from a top-pick American cedar solid plate for front board based on Spanish traditional craftsmanship. Characterized by sweet, bright and mild tone. Dynamic expression is realized with superior response and rich volume of sound.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid American Redcedar
  • Solid Madagascar Rosewood Back & Sides
  • Cedro Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • French Polish Finish
  • Hardshell Case Included
  • Made In Japan

GC42S

Yamaha’s original sound in GC82S / GC82C is inherited in this model. Characterized by brightly enriched sound and powerful vibes crafted from Madagascar rose in back and sides. GC42S features solid Spruce on the top board.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid European Spruce or Solid Hokkaido Spruce Top
  • Solid Madagascar Rosewood Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Reinforced Carrying Bag Included
  • Made In Japan

GC42C

Yamaha’s original sound in GC82S / GC82C is inherited in this model. Characterized by brightly enriched sound and powerful vibes crafted from Madagascar rose in back and sides. GC42C features solid American Cedar on the top board.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Solid Madagascar Rosewood Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Reinforced Carrying Bag Included
  • Made In Japan

GC32S

Front, back and sides are all crafted with solid plate. Precise and careful finish is the proof of high end model. A model for expressing detail by bright sound in superior response. GC32S features solid Spruce on the top board.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid European Spruce Top
  • Solid Rosewood Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Reinforced Carrying Bag Included
  • Made In Japan

GC32C

Front, back and sides are all crafted with solid plate. Precise and careful finish is the proof of high end model. A model for expressing detail by bright sound in superior response. GC32C features solid American Cedar on the top board.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Solid Rosewood Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Reinforced Carrying Bag Included
  • Made In Japan

GC22S

Front, back and sides are all crafted with solid plate for this class surpassing artifact. A guitar with balanced harmony from bass to treble, that meets your expectation. GC22S features solid Spruce on the top board.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid European Spruce Top
  • Solid Rosewood Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Reinforced Carrying Bag Included

GC22C

Front, back and sides are all crafted with solid plate for this class surpassing artifact. A guitar with balanced harmony from bass to treble, that meets your expectation. GC22C features solid American Cedar on the top board.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Solid Rosewood Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Reinforced Carrying Bag Included

GC12S

Characterized by bright sound and superb response crafted with a solid front plate and solid mahogany wood plates in back and sides. Widely popular model with perfection not only for classic music but also for enjoying popular sounds. GC12S features solid Spruce on the top board.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid European Spruce Top
  • Solid Mahogany Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Reinforced Carrying Bag Included

GC21C

Handcraft quality at an affordable price makes this GC series instrument an excellent choice for players wanting a professional quality instrument. Back and sides of Indian rosewood are combined with a solid American cedar top for a mellower, darker sound.

GC31C

Handcrafted at Yamaha's guitar workshop in Japan, the GC31C is regarded as a standard reference model in the Grand Concert Classical series. Back and sides of solid Indian rosewood are combined with a top of warm-sounding American cedar.

GC41C

Handcrafted from select woods at Yamaha's guitar workshop in Japan, this premium instrument offers a truly impressive sound. Solid Honduras rosewood back and sides deliver excellent projection with thick, rich harmonics. The top on this model is American cedar for a warmer tone.

GC12C

Characterized by bright sound and superb response crafted with a solid front plate and solid mahogany wood plates in back and sides. Widely popular model with perfection not only for classic music but also for enjoying popular sounds. GC12C features solid American Cedar on the top board.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Solid Mahogany Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Reinforced Carrying Bag Included

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