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Expand Your Instrument, Expand Your Music

Resources galore for getting the most from your Yamaha keyboard.

Many new instrument owners ask the question, “What else can I do with my keyboard once I get it home?” Yamaha keyboards are designed with expansion in mind! From new MIDI songs and styles to expansion packs and voices, Yamaha MusicSoft has everything you need to fully enjoy your instrument.

Here’s a list of the most popular ways you can expand your instrument:

1)  Add new MIDI Songs – All the latest MIDI songs optimized for your Yamaha keyboard.

2)  Add new Style Files – Expansion styles based on the latest hit songs!

3)  Install new Voice & Style Expansion Packs – PSR-S and A series owners can choose from styles and voices from instruments around the globe.

Logo from Yamaha Voice & Style Expansion for Salsa.

4)  Install new Premium Packs – Exclusive, regional-themed expansion packs for the Tyros and Genos series of arranger workstations.

5)  Explore new Synth Voice Libraries – Our collections for MONTAGE and MOTIF synths include expansion packs from piano and organ to the exotic.

Blue Man Group Soundset poster.

6)  Explore new PianoSoft songs – Professional performances of many popular songs are available for the entire Disklavier family of instruments including: ENSPIRE™, E3, Mark IV and DKC-850.

7)  Increase your piano proficiency with  learning systems for all levels including: Playground Sessions, You Are The Artist, Follow Lights, Kooky Karaoke, CueTIME and Keyboard Encounters.

Screenshot with keyboard at bottom and image of someone sitting at a piano above.

8) Install flash memory – 512MB and 1GB expansion memory modules are available for select instruments so you can have several packs loaded at a time — ideal for a set list that requires a variety of styles.

In addition to expanding your instrument, you can expand your musical repertoire with thousands of printable sheet music titles from our website. We’re adding new content all the time, so rest assured that your Yamaha instrument will continue to provide you with enjoyment for years to come!



ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Ring has been writing, recording and performing music since the eighth grade. He previously worked for Yamaha Music Interactive as a Product Specialist and is currently the Sales Marketing Liaison for the Pro Music division. Originally from Minnesota, Tom moved to California in 1994 -- a week before the Northridge earthquake. Despite this welcome, he was determined to pursue music in the Los Angeles area. He has worked for various advertising and marketing agencies, as a recording engineer and music instructor, and in music retail. He continues to teach, write, record and perform throughout Southern California.

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