Tag: Yamaha

Thunderball Marketing’s Stronger Than The Storm

Thunderball Marketing’s Stronger Than The Storm

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thunderball Marketing (Avenel NJ) has been a distributor of consumer electronics, mobile audio, pro audio and musical instruments for the past 40 years, as well as a proud distributor of many equipment lines over those years. Prior to opening a distributorship, the partners of Thunderball Marketing were involved for many years in the New York […]

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Breaking Into The DJ Market

Breaking Into The DJ Market

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Nithin Cherian, Marketing Manager, Live Sound, Yamaha Corp. of America Musical instrument retailers often face a common problem: reaching the DJ segment. Sometimes, the usual tactics, including advertising in trade publications and exhibiting at DJ trade shows, bring limited results. When asked how to crack the market, my usual reply is to offer some […]

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Amati USA Names Jay Wanamaker President, COO

Amati USA Names Jay Wanamaker President, COO

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amati USA, maker of wind instruments, has announced that industry veteran Jay Wanamaker has been named President and COO. Wanamaker will oversee all Amati U.S. operations, including Amati Woodwind & Brass Instruments and V.F. Cerveny Brass Instruments, as well as overseeing the Strunal String Instrument brand. “Jay’s vast experience in running world-class MI wholesale and […]

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Yamaha Promotes Armando Vega To Marketing Manager, Guitars

Yamaha Promotes Armando Vega To Marketing Manager, Guitars

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha has announced the appointment of Armando Vega to Marketing Manager for the company’s Guitar Department. Vega will report to Dennis Webster, Manager, Pro Audio & Combo Division Marketing, Yamaha Corp. of America. Vega began his career at Yamaha Guitars in 2005 as Product Manager and, since that time, he’s played a pivotal role in […]

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Yamaha Awards More Than $100,000 In Musical Instruments

Yamaha Awards More Than $100,000 In Musical Instruments

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha has announced the winners of the Quest for Music Education online contest, which awarded a total value of more than $100,000 in band and orchestral instruments and equipment to music departments at eight winning schools across the United States. The Quest for Music Education contest consisted of a series of online quests at usa.yamaha.com […]

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Yamaha Financial Advantage Seminars Scheduled

Yamaha Financial Advantage Seminars Scheduled

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha has announced the schedule for its Financial Advantage program, a free two-day interactive workshop that helps authorized Yamaha Keyboard, Band & Orchestral and Pro Audio & Combo dealers get the most out of their businesses. This year’s program will be held on June 17 and 18 in Las Vegas. Regardless of the state of […]

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Vnewsletter – March 14, 2014

Vnewsletter – March 14, 2014

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Audio Company Makes a Move to Re-Shore Hosted by Jill Nicolini Three Big Promotions at Yamaha Vnewsletter Mourns KMC Music’s Ed Miller Yorkville Sound Moves to Re-Shore Harman International, D&M Holdings Settle Taylor Guitars Receives Amazing Honor Presenting…The Class of 2014 … and much more! March 14, 2014 | Episode No. 174 | Run time: […]

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Yamaha Dealers Hold Elton John ‘Sneak Peeks’

Yamaha Dealers Hold Elton John ‘Sneak Peeks’

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Scores of Yamaha dealers across the United States and around the globe are hosting “sneak peek” screenings of “Elton John – The Million Dollar Piano” in advance of the film’s arrival in 1,200 theaters worldwide on March 18 and 26. The concert film, produced by Yamaha Entertainment Group, was captured at the Colosseum at Caesar’s […]

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Yamaha’s MG Series Small-Format Mixing Consoles

Yamaha’s MG Series Small-Format Mixing Consoles

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Few companies in the music products industry are as diversified—or as well respected, for that matter—as Yamaha, a firm whose enviable expertise spans such disparate categories as guitars, drums, keyboards, amplifiers, pianos, software and more. So, when Yamaha announces its excitement about a NAMM show product launch, the possibilities are virtually limitless for what its […]

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Probing The Pacific Northwest

Probing The Pacific Northwest

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

I got a call from The Chief at a reasonable hour, but he sounded frantic. “This mission is of the utmost importance,” he stressed, demanding that I journey immediately to Ashland OR in order to investigate the bounty of classical guitars contained within that vicinity. “It may be out of your way,” he said, “but […]

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