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  • This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Music

    Here are some great gift ideas from Yamaha.
  • Matthew Whitaker Makes Musical Direction Moves

    How one young artist got his start in the live theater.
  • Setting the Foundation

    A conversation with Sonny Emory and Nathan East.
  • Yamaha at The Met

    Interactive learning with unique instruments.
  • A Quick Guide to Weighted Keys

    What are they, and why do you need them?

    Which Bass Are You?

    RBX, TRBX or BB: Which is your soulmate?

    Yamaha and the Piano Technicians Guild

    Sure, there are reviews and word-of-mouth endorsements, but how can you know if a person is really qualified to tune and care for your piano? To ensure you’re entrusting your instrument to a capable craftsman, you’ll want to know about the Piano Technicians Guild — an organization that has a long history with Yamaha. The Piano Technicians Guild The Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) is the acknowled…

    The Basics Of Piano Keyboard Fingering

    Here’s how to make your playing smooth and fluid.

    Matthew Whitaker Makes Musical Direction Moves

    How one young artist got his start in the live theater.

    Basic Piano Chords for Beginners, Part 2

    How to recognize and play the basic chords in popular songs.

    Writing Songs from Bass Lines

    How to craft a complete song from your riffs.

    Setting the Foundation

    A conversation with Sonny Emory and Nathan East.

    How to Get Started Recording Bass at Home

    Studio tips for those about to rock.

    Bass Soloing 101

    Step out in style.

    What Is a Subwoofer?

    You’re visiting a friend (or relative) and are blown away — almost literally — by the sound coming from their audio system or home theater. The low end is making a special impression, to the point …

    Yamaha Network Hi-Fi Receivers at a Glance

    Offering the best of both worlds.

    Making Music Streaming Smarter

    New technologies help streaming services provide the tunes you want to hear.

    Eight Great Tips for Learning Violin

    Know your instrument and develop good playing habits for a lifetime of playing enjoyment.

    Five More Things You May Not Know About String Instruments

    From their origins to their construction, there’s a lot to learn.

    Dedication to the Craft

    Tina Guo on staying true to her creative convictions.

    Going Electric

    Five reasons why today’s orchestral string instruments aren’t always acoustic.

    When Do You Need to Go to a Luthier?

    How to keep your string instrument healthy and sounding great.

    What Is a Fractional Size Violin?

    There is a violin that’s sized right for you.