Tag: Yamaha

Yamaha’s GC1TA TransAcoustic Grand Piano

Yamaha’s GC1TA TransAcoustic Grand Piano

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha is now shipping the GC1TA grand piano equipped with Yamaha’s “TransAcoustic” technology, which is capable of creating the sound of a 9-foot concert grand piano in an instrument the size of a 5-foot, 3-inch baby grand. The GC1TA represents a new breed of “hybrid” instrument which incorporates specially designed, electro-acoustic transducers—devices that convert digital […]

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Yamaha Launches Power To Play Promotion

Yamaha Launches Power To Play Promotion

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha’s Power to Play promotion offers free speakers and rebates on the new DBR powered speaker line with the purchase of a musical instrument. To qualify for a free DBR speaker or rebate, purchases must be made from an authorized Yamaha dealer by November 30, 2014. Customers who buy the following instruments are eligible for […]

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Yamaha Promotes Kerns, Appoints Hugues

Yamaha Promotes Kerns, Appoints Hugues

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha Corp. of America’s (YCA) Band & Orchestral Division has announced the promotion of Matt Kerns to Marketing Manager, Accessories, along with the appointment of Hallie Hugues as Marketing Specialist. Kerns brings 22 years’ music industry experience to his new role in B&O Accessories. Most recently, he served as Project Manager in YCA’s Customer Experience […]

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Music China Remains Robust, Growing

Music China Remains Robust, Growing

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Music China, one of Asia’s most important music trade shows, is on track for a record high in exhibitor numbers. As of August, more than 1,700 exhibitors from 27 countries and regions had confirmed for the 2014 show. Featured will be 11 international pavilions from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the […]

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YamahaSynth.com Website Officially Launches

YamahaSynth.com Website Officially Launches

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha has announced the launch of www.yamahasynth.com, a community for Yamaha synthesizer users. The site features a forum where members can interact with product experts, Yamaha synthesizer artists and other enthusiasts. Phil “Bad Mister” Clendeninn, a veteran Yamaha product specialist and master of the company’s synthesizers, serves as the main forum moderator. The yamahasynth.com Web […]

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Yamaha Names Harris Customer Support Manager

Yamaha Names Harris Customer Support Manager

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha Corp. of America (YCA) has announced that Carl Harris has been appointed as the company’s Customer Support Manager, leading Yamaha’s commitment to effectively serve the needs of its customers. Harris, who brings more than 15 years’ customer-service experience to his new position, said he plans to boost Yamaha’s support for those who use the […]

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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 | 1 Comment

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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