News & Events
YM2612: The chip that powered music on the Mega Drive
Yamaha instruments are used by many famous artists. But did you know Yamaha played the backing music for Sonic the Hedgehog, Michael Jackson, and Ecco the Dolphin? One of the lesser known facts of Yamaha’s history is it made the sound card that powered the Sega Mega Drive.
"Wow, I’ve never heard a piano sound like that before"
Perth-based, Cuban-born pianist/composer (and environmentalist), Fabian Almazan is a Grammy nominated artist and leader of the Fabian Almazan Trio & Rhizome, a string quartet-centric octet.
Steinberg WaveLab Cast is a newly-added software bundle.
Yamaha and Steinberg are offering WaveLab Cast as new software bundled with the AG series.
Record Store Day 2021 launches 12th June
Yamaha once again is partnering with Record Store Day to support record stores, artists and music fans.
Yamaha is giving away $5,000 to spend on gear
Yamaha is giving away a $5,000 spending spree on sale.au.yamaha.com to one lucky winner.
Live Music Australia Grant
Yamaha Music Australia would like to offer support to any music venues looking to purchase audio equipment, backline equipment or musical instruments such as acoustic pianos through the ‘Live Music Australia’ grant.
Making Waves: Resources for Growth
Yamaha Music Australia has committed to developing resources for musicians and educators that have to be at home.
Yamaha CP88/CP73 Stage Pianos, Sonogenic SHS-500 Keytars, and solo Guitar Stool Design Selected for Red Dot Design Awards
Yamaha Corporation announces that three of its designs were selected to receive the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020: namely, the CP88/CP73 stage pianos, the Sonogenic SHS-500 keytars, and the design for the solo guitar stools.
Yamaha CP88/CP73 Stage Pianos, STORIA Acoustic Guitars, and Sonogenic SHS-500 Keytars Selected for iF Design Awards
Yamaha Corporation announces that this year three of its designs were selected to receive an iF Design Award, which is a prestigious German design award: namely, the CP88/CP73 stage pianos, the STORIA acoustic guitars, and the Sonogenic SHS-500 keytars.
Applications Open For Yamaha's Great Start Grant
Yamaha Music Australia is giving back to kids with the launch of their annual Great Start Grant - a nationwide initiative that will see one school be awarded almost $60,000 worth of musical instruments, 3 days of specialised music training for students and teachers.