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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

      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

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