It has been a little more than 125 years since Torakusu Yamaha, went out on that fateful reed organ service call. Through out the past 125 years The Yamaha Company has been a huge contributor in shaping the piano industry into what it is today. The recognitions and accolades, innovations and achievements are numerous. In light of this Yamaha is having a celebration marking this great milestone.
What a celebration its turning out to be!Soon after the announcement of Yamaha's 125th anniversary the CX Grand Piano line was introduced. This line of pianos has had incredible reviews and has been well received by artists, music competitions and educational institutions throughout the world. This new series of grand pianos builds on the legacy of the Yamaha CFX Concert Grand Piano.
More information about the new CX series grands from Yamaha
The celebration continued with the introduction of the new Clavinova CVP-600 Series that left many of the buyers at the NAMM show salivating. These Clavinovas put you in touch with your inner musician and are just as enjoyable for beginners as they are for advanced pianists. Have a listen!
The Silent Series line of pianos was not to be left behind; understanding the needs of the customers before the customers themselves, Yamaha has introduced the silent option on more of their pianos. The Yamaha Silent Pianos allows you to plug in headphones and play silently when you don't want to disturb anyone.
Yamaha's Silent piano information
Elton John Performs Worldwide for Yamaha's Anniversary
Now... a great party has great entertainment! Sir Elton John joined Yamaha in celebrating by participating in a concert January 25th at Disneyland's Hyperion Theater. Using Yamaha Disklavier technology, his performance was streamed live over the Internet to remote Disklaviers all over the world. His actual keystrokes were recreated note for note in real time in cities such as Vancouver, Bangkok, London, Paris and Tokyo, among others.
Elton John playing all around the world
HAPPY 125th YAMAHA and many happy returns!!!!