Skip links

Heather Mansell

Heather Mansell

Yamaha

Heather Mansell, an accomplished violinist, has served Yamaha as a member of the marketing team in two countries. She started with Yamaha Canada in Toronto after her orchestra stand partner offered her a retail job at a downtown violin shop. Heather is now based in the Southern California headquarters of Yamaha Corporation of America, and is the segment marketing manager focused on education. She is a mom to a baby girl, and enjoys exploring art, music, languages, history and architecture.

Articles by this Author

SEARCH ALL CONTENT

We orchestral string players are used to playing acoustically… until we’re asked to play in a situation where the sound from our instrument isn’t going to project enough or cut through a louder group of instrumentalists. The good news is

Read More

Have you ever wondered what goes into the design of a Yamaha instrument? How does a designer go all the way from concept to production? Here’s an interview that was recently conducted with Mr. Shinya Tamura, lead designer of

Read More

Have you ever wondered what kind of music you should play on your electric stringed instrument? There is an assumption that these kinds of instruments are only used for jazz, rock and pop genres, but that’s simply not true!

Read More

You’ve decided to start your child out on the violin. Congratulations! The violin is a great choice for young players, since it builds discipline and confidence, as well as setting them up for a lifetime of musical enjoyment. If you’ve

Read More

Attending a summer music camp can be one of the most exhilarating and memorable experiences we have in our lives. It gives you a chance to meet and interact with creative, interesting and talented people – all of whom

Read More