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Yamaha Music Schools
Quality in music education and learning are central to Yamaha’s philosophy and company culture. Yamaha’s mission of enrichment through music is at the core of this thinking and the company has become widely respected as a leading provider of innovative, highly effective music learning courses. At the heart is the world-wide network of Yamaha Music Schools.
Junior Original Concert
Throughout the year, Yamaha hosts a wide variety of music events to showcase student achievement and to provide them with invaluable performance opportunities.
Yamaha scholarships help the next generation take centre stage
Founded in 1989, the acclaimed pan-European Yamaha Music Scholarship scheme now operates in thirty-one European countries and has provided over 850 scholarships worth over one million Euros.
Yamaha “BläserKlasse” programmes bring whole classes together for fun and inspiring learning
The curriculum is designed to enable an entire class to form a ‘Class Band’ – Each pupil in the class learns and plays a symphonic instrument in their regular music lesson.
Founded in 1963, Jugend Musiziert is Germany’s largest and most popular music competition for young musicians , it attracts over 25,000 vocalists and instrumentalists every year.
Yamaha Symphonic Band
Formed in 1961, the Yamaha Symphonic Band is made up from members from every division in the Yamaha Corporation, ranging from those involved with wind instrument manufacture right through to designers of electronic instruments and audio-visual products.
The Deutscher Musikwettbewerb is a special project for young musicians between school age and employment. Founded in 1975 the project supports a new generation of musicians by providing support to their artistic and cultural development through a range of performance opportunities.
The “Deutschlandstipendium” scholarship is a prominent scholarship in Germany which brings business and education together to inspire and support new talent.
Innovative Jazz Scholars Programme takes Yamaha to Parliament
Launched in 2007, the annual Yamaha Jazz Scholars scheme is the UK’s most prominent jazz education programme. This success is due to influential partnerships with Jazzwise, Europe’s most popular jazz magazine, Jazz Services, the leading national jazz organisation in the UK, and the powerful All-Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation group, which champions jazz and music education in general within the British Parliament.