TEMPE, Ariz. (January 23, 2019) — The ninth Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competition was held January 13-20 at the Arizona State University (ASU) School of Music. Dmytro Choni, Catherine Huang and Ruisi Lao took first place in their respective categories. Recognized as being among the top piano competitions in the world, it attracted a total of 280 pianists from 35 different countries with 43 selected to perform in the semifinal and final rounds. Prizes included more than $50,000 in cash awards and recital performance opportunities for the top winners.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  (October 15, 2018) — Last week, The Department of Music at The University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) showed the world how cutting-edge technology is fundamentally changing the way students learn piano by becoming the first U.S. university to connect an internet-enabled Yamaha Disklavier CFX concert grand piano with a counterpart in Beijing, China.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (October 17, 2018) — The School of Music at the University of North Florida recently purchased two Yamaha U1 TransAcoustic upright pianos to help support its latest undergraduate degree program in Music Technology and Production. In addition to the standard course of study, these students learn about sound design, mixing, composition, arranging and recording.