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    • Yamaha Professional Audio Experiences Significant Growth, Continues Expansion of CIS Sales Staff

      Yamaha Corporation of America, Professional Audio division, continues to expand its dedicated sales staff specifically tasked with handling the Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) product line. As part of this expansion, David Nowak has been hired for the position of district manager covering the important U.S. southeast market.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • January 2, 2018

      New District Manager Takes on Yamaha Professional Audio Sales Territory

      Yamaha Professional Audio division announces the appointment of Aaron Kunz to the position of district manager for the Commercial Audio sales team. Kunz will be responsible for the Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas territory. He replaces veteran district manager, Jeff Wilson, who recently retired.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • January 16, 2018

      Yamaha To Host PM10 and CL Series Training Classes As Part of AES at NAMM

      AES and NAMM have partnered together in an effort to bring pro audio education to the NAMM show. The Yamaha Professional Audio division will be an integral part of these inaugural sessions by hosting a series of classes on our CL Series and RIVAGE PM10 Series Digital Mixing Consoles. The courses will cover a wide range of topics, suitable for entry-level engineers as well as seasoned professionals, and will be taught by members of the technical marketing staff as well as two guest engineers/instructors.

      • Anaheim, CA
      • January 16, 2018

      New Rio3224-D2 and Rio1608-D2 Dante Network I/O Racks with Enhanced Sound, Reliability, and Visibility

      Yamaha Professional Audio announces the February release of two new Dante equipped I/O Rack units for the company’s professional audio lineup: the Rio3224-D2 and Rio1608-D2. Together with the new CSD-R7 control surface to be released simultaneously, the I/O Racks are components of the RIVAGE PM Series, including the new RIVAGE PM7 Digital Mixing System. They can also be used with current CL and QL Series Digital Mixing Consoles.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • February 06, 2018

      New Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 System Offers PM10 User Experience with Integrated Portability and Flexibility

      Yamaha Professional Audio announces an important new addition to the RIVAGE professional audio lineup: the RIVAGE PM7 Digital Mixing System. The core of the RIVAGE PM7 system includes the CSD-R7 Digital Mixing Console, TWINLANe-based RPio622 and RPio222 I/O Racks , and Dante based Rio3224-D2 and Rio1608-D2 I/O Racks.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • February 06, 2018

      CL/QL Firmware Version 4.5 Available Soon: Includes Support for Yamaha’s new I/O Racks and the Audinate Dante Domain Manager

      Yamaha Professional Audio division announces that firmware Version 4.5 for the industry-standard CL and QL Series Digital Mixing Consoles will be released soon, continuing the company principle of staying at the forefront of technology with regular product updates.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • February 06, 2018

      ML Sound Adds Yamaha CL5 to Tennessee Theatre

      Built in 1928 and restored back to its original design by Paramount in the early 2000s, the historic Tennessee Theatre provides entertainment to Knoxville and the surrounding communities. From Broadway productions and movies, to concerts, organ recitals, and opera performances, rental opportunities for the 1,600-seat theatre and 500-standing capacity grand lobby are also available.

      • Knoxville, Tennessee
      • January 11, 2018

      Sun, Sea, Sand And Sound - Premier Bali Beach Club Invests In Yamaha

      As we say goodbye to the old year and hello to the new, thoughts of those in the northern hemisphere inevitably turn forward towards summer, sunshine and holidays. And where better to enjoy them than at Finn's Beach Club in Bali, where a new Yamaha audio installation is helping to deliver the best possible customer experience?

      • Bali, Indonesia
      • Jan, 2018

      Mega-Baptist Church Upgrades with Dual Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Consoles

      The First Baptist Church Woodstock is a mega-church in the northwestern Atlanta suburb of Woodstock, Georgia and a congregation that is especially concerned with community outreach. Its traditional worship sanctuary seats 7,200 with a 60-piece orchestra and 150-voice choir. They have been a part of the Yamaha Digital Console family ever since its two PM1Ds were installed 15 years ago, and it became time to upgrade to two new state-of-the-art PM10 RIVAGE Digital Audio Consoles. The consoles were purchased through Capitol Design Group, Jacksonville, FL.

      • Woodstock, Georgia
      • January 19, 2018

      Aging Console Replaced With Yamaha PM10 at Faith-Based University

      Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana is devoted to training the future leaders of the Wesleyan Church. Founded in 1920, the Universities mission was to provide a faith-based education to Wesleyan students, a mission that remains true today.

      • Marion, Indiana
      • January 22, 2018

      Clegg Sound Chooses NEXO GEO M6 for UNH Honors Convocation

      With 20+ years of experience in live sound, Clegg Sound Associates of Seacoast, New Hampshire has earned a reputation of excellence and unbridled attention to detail. For the past 15 years, Clegg has been contracted by The University of New Hampshire (UNH) to provide sound reinforcement for their Honors Convocation event in The Whittemore Center Arena.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 24, 2018

      Sound Art Adds to Yamaha Console Inventory

      Sound Art, with offices in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Calgary Alberta has added several Yamaha CL and QL consoles to their existing Yamaha production inventory along with Rio input/output boxes. The sound rental and installation company recently provided a CL5 for a YC Alberta Youth Christian Group event held at the Rexall Place Arena in Edmonton where 10,000 young Christians were entertained by international touring acts along with various ministry sessions.

      • Edmonton, Alberta
      • January 8, 2018

      Engineer Requests NEXO STM Line Array for Legendary Canadian Artist

      Gold and platinum selling artist Ginette Reno is a Canadian author, composer, singer, and actress receiving nominations for the Genie Awards, Gemini Awards, and is a multi-recipient of the Juno Awards.

      • Québec City, QC
      • January 24, 2018

      Engineer for Katy Perry Tour Is A “Witness” to Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Versatility

      Katy Perry’s “Witness World Tour” began in the fall of 2017 and continues on through 2018 with shows happening from Texas and Nevada to the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia before heading internationally through summer. Front of house engineer Toby Francis (CLAIR Global Los Angeles) is mixing on a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console. CLAIR Global is providing production for the “Witness World Tour.”

      • Los Angeles, California
      • January 30, 2018

      Sound Works Pro Supports Chicago Women's March

      On January 20, 2018, in the city of Chicago, 300,000 women and allies continued the fight for women’s rights and social justice holding one of many Women’s March events across the country. Sound Works Productions of Mokena, Illinois was there to provide the sound for the streets and the stage by providing a NEXO GEO S120 line array system.

      • Chicago, Illinois
      • January 31, 2018

      Engineers Wide-Eyed Using Dual Yamaha PM10s for Sold-Out Chris Young “Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour”

      In 2017 RCA Records Nashville artist Chris Young became the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry and released Losing Sleep, his seventh album and second consecutive record to debut at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart. Young is kicking off 2018 headlining the “Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour,” performing at arenas seating 6,000-10,000.

      • Nashville, TN
      • February 01, 2018

      Historic Rialto Theatre Reincarnated with NEXO Speaker Systems

      The historic 400-SRO Rialto Theatre in Bozeman, Montana has been totally remodeled to include a new NEXO GEO M10 line array system. Charles Salter Associates designed the building acoustics with sound system installation by Jeremiah Slovarp, Technical Director, at Jereco Studios (Bozeman).

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • February 14, 2018

      Country Artist Clay Walker Tours With Yamaha CL5s

      Clay Walker started out in the Texas honky-tonk scene before gaining national recognition as a country artist. Touring regularly year-round, he recently purchased dual Yamaha CL5 Digital Audio Consoles and two Rio3224-D I/O boxes through Pro Acoustics of Salado, Texas for front of house and monitor use. Alan Wentz serves as both front of house engineer and production manager for Walker. Chris Carter is Walker’s monitor engineer.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • February 16, 2018

      Yamaha PM10s Used as GRAMMY™ Premiere and Ceremony Production Mixer

      Independent mixer Erik von Ranson handled front of house audio mix duties for the 59th GRAMMY™ Awards Premiere Ceremony held in the Theater at Madison Square Garden using a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console. He mixed in-theater audio, including 75 award presentations, house band “Paul Schaffer and The World’s Most Dangerous Band”, plus five additional musical acts.

      • New York, NY
      • February 20, 2018

      Historic Pasadena Playhouse Moves Up to Yamaha

      The Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California is a place where people have gathered for 100 years to experience bold and important theater performances. One of the most prolific theaters in American history, and named as the state theater of California, the non-profit playhouse’s mission is to enrich people’s lives through theater, community programs, and learning.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • February 22, 2018

      New Theatre Gilles-Vigneault Opens With NEXO and Yamaha CIS

      The newly constructed 850-seat municipal-use Theatre Gilles-Vigneault in St. Jerome, Quebec City recently received a sound system installed by XYZ Cultural Technology (with offices in Quebec and Montreal) featuring a NEXO GEO S12 and ID24 speakers in the theatre and a Yamaha Commercial Installation Solutons (CIS) system for its foyer/lobby area.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • February 27, 2018

      J Sound Services Scores Hole in One at Topgolf®

      Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® recently opened the doors to its new location in Nashville, and in charge of the start-of-the-art sound, video and lighting system in its first 600-seat concert hall, J Sound Services (Nashville) was assigned the task of design and installation. The system includes a NEXO GEO S12 line array, Yamaha CL5 and two Rio3224-D input/output stage boxes. The NEXO speaker system was designed using NEXO NS-1 System Configuration and Modeling Software.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • March 06, 2018

      Yamaha PM10 Is Not Your 'Woodstock' Analog Console

      The Woodstock Music and Arts Fair took place almost 49 years ago, and times have certainly changed for the better as far as audio console technology is concerned. Currently out on GRAMMY™ and CMA award winner, Miranda Lambert's 24-city "Livin' Like Hippies Tour", the front of house and monitor engineers are carrying dual Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Consoles provided by CLAIR Global.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • March 15, 2018

      New Yamaha Products Make NAB 2018 Debut

      Yamaha Professional Audio will exhibit several new products and product updates during the NAB 2018 Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 9-12, 2018. At booth #C1725, a new addition to the Yamaha RIVAGE professional audio lineup, the RIVAGE PM7 Digital Mixing System will make its official U.S. debut. The core of the RIVAGE PM7 system includes the CSD-R7 Digital Mixing Console, TWINLANe-based RPio622 and RPio222 I/O Racks, and Dante based Rio3224-D2 and Rio1608-D2 I/O Racks.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • March 09, 2018

      The Statler Hotel Comes Alive With Spygoat, Yamaha, and NEXO

      Almost two decades after the building closed downtown Dallas landmark, the Statler Hotel, is back in business. Developers spent three years and $230 million saving the building, which has been turned into a luxury Hilton Curio Hotel, part of the Waldorf Astoria Collection.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif
      • March 20, 2018

      Yamaha NUAGE Version 2 Provides Tight Integration With MMP1 for Unrivalled Monitor Control and Quality

      NUAGE is a unique fusion of DAW software and hardware control that is rapidly gaining acceptance in a wide range of professional applications, from audio post-production to music recording and production. Front-line producers and engineers rate NUAGE highly as an important tool that, not only improves day-to-day efficiency and productivity, but also enhances output quality.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • April 09, 2018

      PCC Installs Yamaha AFC At Baldwinsville H.S.

      Presentation Concepts Corporation (PCC), a leading technology integrator specializing in audiovisual, performance audio, and commercial sound systems based in Syracuse, NY, PCC operates as a full-service design/build firm providing fully integrated solutions. Recently, the company tackled the installation of a Yamaha Active Field Control (AFC) system in the new 809-seat multi-purpose auditorium at Baldwinsville (NY) High School. AVL Designs acted as consultant for the project.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • April 05, 2018

      TC Furlong, Inc. to Host First Showing of New Yamaha RIVAGE PM7

      TC Furlong, Inc. will present the first public showing of the new Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Digital Audio Console Series. Yamaha Systems Application Engineer, Kevin Kimmel, Regional District Manager, Mike Eiseman, and TC Furlong staff will be on-hand to demo the new PM7 console.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • April 16, 2018

      TC Furlong Inc. Adds the New Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 to Yamaha Console Stable

      No stranger to Yamaha consoles, TC Furlong Inc. has just added the new Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Digital Audio Console to its rental inventory. A national company located in the Chicago, Illinois area, TC Furlong Inc. has been serving three segments of the live sound business sine 1973: B to B sales, rentals, and production.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • April 05, 2018

      Yamaha PM10 and CL5 Provide "Double Bonus" for NBA All-Star Game

      The 67th edition of the NBA exhibition All-Star basketball game held in February at the Staples Center in Los Angeles utilized Yamaha PM10 and CL5 Digital Audio Consoles, both provided by Firehouse Productions.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • April 12, 2018

      Hollywood Sound Adds Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console to Fox Newman Scoring Stage

      One of the world's half-dozen premier scoring stages for orchestral film work, The Newman Scoring Stage at 20th Century Fox recently took delivery of a Yamaha PM10 Digital Audio Console thanks to the efforts of Hollywood Sound Systems.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • April 20, 2018

      NEXO’S Educational Arm Innovates At Full Sail

      NEXO’s ETC training program has grown significantly since its inception in 2013. Essentially organized into three categories, starting with the introductory ETC1 followed by the next-level course for users of NEXO equipment (ETC2), and finally, ETC3 a specialist pro-engineer tutorial.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • April 23, 2018

      Saddleback Church Upgrades Audio Consoles With Dual Yamaha RIVAGE PM10s at Lake Forest Campus

      Clark, a leading provider of innovative audio, video and lighting solutions with offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Dallas, recently installed two Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Consoles at Saddleback Church in Lake Forrest, CA; one PM10 is used for front of house, the second for monitors.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 10, 2018

      With NEXO STM Line Array, Mid South Audio Configures System Any Way Client Requires

      NEXO has earned an enviable reputation for excellence in sound reinforcement through innovation, engineering, and manufacturing. A testament to the company's R&D achievements is the recent purchase of a NEXO STM (Scale Through Modularity) system by Mid South Audio LLC of Georgetown, Delaware.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 16, 2018

      Yamaha and Audinate Present Exclusive Free Webinar

      On Wednesday, May 23rd, Yamaha and Audinate are teaming up to present an exclusive joint, free webinar entitled Audio Networking For Houses Of Worship, Colleges and Universities, which will examine Dante-enabled solutions for system design, implementation and management for carrying large numbers of audio channels around an auditorium and for distributing audio throughout institutional campuses.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 17, 2018

      Yamaha Professional Audio Division Announces New Commercial Audio Distribution Partner in Canada

      Yamaha Corporation of America, Professional Audio Division has announced changes to its Canadian business operation in terms of distribution and representation for the commercial audio (CA) channel. This key decision was based on the desire to expand Yamaha Commercial Audio coverage within Canada's expansive geography, while also bringing the company's industry-leading full audio solutions to new commercial audio vertical market segments.

      • Edmonton, Alberta
      • May 18, 2018

      ProVisionaire Control custom control panel for Windows PC is now available

      Yamaha has announced the launch of the Windows custom control panel software "ProVisionaire Control" and "ProVisionaire Control KIOSK" that control a wide range of Yamaha PA equipment. It allows you to flexibly design control panels for conference rooms, shops, restaurants, banquet halls and more according to each installation specification and purpose.

      • Edmonton, Alberta
      • January 22, 2018

      Yamaha Professional Audio Ready to Welcome Attendees at Infocomm 2018

      Yamaha Professional Audio is excited to host attendees at InfoComm 2018 (booth C1346) where the company will be exhibiting its line of Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS), Commercial and Professional audio products as well as, unveiling several new and unique audio solutions. Yamaha enthusiasts can participate in hands-on product demonstrations and speak one-on-one with our team of product and installation experts who are ready to answer any question.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 23, 2018

      Yamaha Mixes With The Best At Abbey Road

      On March 14 around 60 of the UK's most renowned live mixing engineers, theatre sound designers and representatives of audio rental companies assembled in the legendary Studio Two at London's Abbey Road Studios for an informal workshop on Yamaha's RIVAGE PM series digital mixing systems.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • April 03, 2018

      High School Auditorium Gets Major AV Update

      Calling the auditorium at Groves High School, located in Beverly Hills, MI, a "multiuse" venue is a bit of an understatement. The school's thriving theater program, various types of music ensembles, and diversity of film and other events are just one part of its calendar. The 909-seat auditorium also sees use by elementary and middle schools in the area and is rented by local community groups as well as a church.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 09, 2018

      RIVAGE PM7 Investment Continues AED Rent's Success With Yamaha

      Despite only being launched in February, the new Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 digital mixing system is already enjoying tremendous sales success throughout Europe. AED Rent - operating in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK - is one of the latest major rental houses to invest.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 08, 2018

      Yamaha PM7: Antidote For Poison Tour

      Front of house engineer Mark Woodcock has used the Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console on several tours, and now, the current Poison "Nothing But A Good Time" tour is his second gig using the new RIVAGE PM7 Digital Audio Console.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 31, 2018

      Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Makes UK Live Debut With tube uk

      The global success of the new Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 digital mixing system continues unabated, with Manchester-based audio specialist tube uk not only being the first UK production company to take delivery of one, but also the first to use it on a UK show.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • May 11, 2018

      All Time Low On A High With NEXO GEO S12 Line Array

      Sound Works Productions (Mokena, IL) provided a NEXO GEO S12 line array for a festival headlined by All Time Low in early May at Valparaiso (Indiana) University. The university played host to several bands at the Valpo Vibes Music Festival.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • June 04, 2018

      New Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Offers PM10 Experience, Integrated Portability, Flexibility, and New High Capacity Cards

      The Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Digital Audio Console along with new high capacity cards will make their InfoComm debut at booth #C1346 and demo room #N112. The core of the RIVAGE PM7 system includes the CSD-R7 Digital Mixing Console, TWINLANe-based RPio622 and RPio222 I/O Racks, and Dante-based Rio3224-D2 and Rio1608-D2 I/O Racks.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • June 06, 2018

      New Yamaha VXL1-16P Speaker, SWR2311P-10G Intelligent L2 Switch Make InfoComm 2018 Debut

      Yamaha Professional Audio will introduce the new VXL1-16P Speaker and SWR2311P-10 PoE Switch at InfoComm 2018 in Booth #C1346. The new products target the installed commercial audio market.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • June 06, 2018

      Seattle Community Church Selects New NEXO and Yamaha Sound System

      Bethany Community Church (BCC) Green Lake in Seattle, Washington established itself in the early 1900s and now has a weekly attendance of approximately 3,000 people across six physical campuses and one on-line.<strong> </strong>They moved to the Green Lake location in 1969, and in 2005 after outgrowing the building that had housed the church for 36 years, they began construction on a new state-of-the-art worship space that was completed in 2008.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • June 14, 2018

      Yamaha DZR/DXS-XLF Series Powered Loudspeakers and Subwoofers Win Best of Show Award at InfoComm 2018

      Yamaha Corporation of America recently announced that the Yamaha DZR/DXS-XLF Series, the next generation of loudspeakers and subwoofers, earned a Best of Show Award from Future Pro Audio Group, honoring outstanding products exhibited at the InfoComm Show June 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • June 22, 2018

      Yamaha Professional Audio Adds Two To CIS Team

      Yamaha Professional Audio has announced two additional appointments to its Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) team as the group continues its expansion.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • June 26, 2018

      NEXO STM Takes It To The Bank

      The NEXO STM Series, with a supplemental assist from the NEXO GEO S12, was used for a very large house-of-worship event in the US BANK Stadium in Minneapolis, USA with Reach Communications providing the 360° NEXO system.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • July 02, 2018

      Festival Brings The World To Oregon

      Riverfront Park was the location of the 21st Salem (Oregon) World Beat Festival where visitors were able to experience the music, dance, food, and traditions of over 70 nations.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • July 10, 2018

      Ryman Auditorium Takes Lead from the Opry House, Installs Two New Yamaha RIVAGE Digital Audio Consoles

      Nashville's 2,300-seat Ryman Auditorium recently purchased two Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Digital Audio Consoles, installed by CLAIR Solutions Nashville.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • July 12, 2018

      TSC Upgrades Audio System for City of Brea Theatre

      The 199-seat Curtis Theatre, located in the Brea Civic and Cultural Center in Brea, California, has upgraded its audio system to include a Yamaha Commercial Installations Solutions (CIS) system

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • July 19, 2018

      Yamaha CL/QL V5.0 Offers New Features and Expandability

      Yamaha Professional Audio has announced Version 5.0 for Yamaha CL and QL Digital Audio Consoles. This no-charge update will elevate the industry standard mixing systems to the next level providing enhanced convenience, new features, and expandability.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • July 26, 2018

      Rob Zombie Out with Dual Yamaha RIVAGE Digital Audio Consoles

      CLAIR Global is supplying dual Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Digital Audio Consoles for Rob Zombie's engineers while performing on the &quot;Twins of Evil-Second Coming&quot; tour that also features Marilyn Manson and opener, The Deadly Apples.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • July 30, 2018

      Paul Simon Front of House Engineer Is At "Home" On Yamaha PM10

      Legendary songwriter, recording artist, and performer Paul Simon is out on Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour with shows across North America, Europe, and the U.K. CLAIR Global is providing production that includes a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console for front of house.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • August 02, 2018

      Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Experiences "FAME" in Montreal

      Located on St-Denis Street in the heart of Montreal's famous Latin Quarter, the St-Denis Theatre is one of the most modern and prestigious cultural arts venues in the city. A major downtown Montreal landmark, the theatre boasts two halls with a seating capacity of 933 and 2,219 respectively.

      • BUENA PARK, Calif.
      • August 16, 2018

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