Since 1887, when it began producing reed organs, the Yamaha Corporation in Japan (then Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.) has grown to become the world’s largest manufacturer of a full line of musical instruments, and a leading producer of audio/visual products, semiconductors and other computer related products, sporting goods, home appliances and furniture, specialty metals, machine tools, and industrial robots.
Yamaha now owns 44 subsidiaries and representative offices in overseas markets in addition to numerous related companies in Japan.
Additionally, Yamaha owns and runs its unique resort facilities throughout Japan so as to enhance our customers’ leisure and cultural activities. Also, Yamaha provides a place for studying music, sets opportunities for presenting one’s own compositions, and creates an environment for the enjoyment of a variety of musical endeavors.
Since Yamaha Music Foundation was established in 1966, it has generated a wide range of music activities throughout global society, including Yamaha music schools, and the Junior Original Concert. Strong commitment to promote and support music education and popularization is one of the most significant elements to distinguish Yamaha from its competitors.
Yamaha has endeavored to produce products and services that satisfy the diverse needs and desires of people worldwide. Its products and services are recognized the world over for superior quality in acoustics, design, technology, craftsmanship, and customer oriented services. These products and services under the brand name of Yamaha are highly regarded by a large number of professionals, institutions, business people within the related industries, and consumers.
Our corporate philosophies are embedded in our customer oriented management and operations; providing excellence in our products and services; continuous efforts to expand our existing market and create new markets; enhancement of research and development on a long range perspective; commitment to care for end users through providing even better service after sale; pursuit of further globalization of Yamaha’s business; fostering positive growth through diversification.
Yamaha’s very basic corporate objective is reflected in everything that it does, which is to contribute to the enrichment of the quality of lives for people around the world.
Yamaha Australia Profile
Yamaha Music Australia is a subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, which was established in Japan in 1887. From its early base as a manufacturer of reed organs and pianos, Yamaha Music has grown into a multinational organisation manufacturing a broad range of sound related products.
Yamaha Music is proud to be the world’s biggest and only musical product manufacturer that can offer such a comprehensive range of music instruments and music related equipment. At every level from novice to professional musician the company focuses on superior quality, craftsmanship, innovative designs and value for money.
Yamaha produced its first amplifier for home use in 1955. Since then Yamaha has continued to expand, producing a quality range of home entertainment products that combine the latest technology and design principles.
Yamaha products first appeared in Australia in 1961 imported by a family-run business known as Rose Music. In 1986, Yamaha Corporation purchased Australian distribution rights for Yamaha products from Rose Music, and Yamaha Music Australia was born.
Today, Yamaha Music Australia is a wholesaler of music instruments, music related equipment and home entertainment products, and a provider of music education, through the Yamaha Music Education Centre. The company places great importance on developing young musicians, and popularising music worldwide.
In the consumer electronics industry, Yamaha is synonymous with high performance and easily integrated components, providing a solution for every home entertainment system.
Yamaha Music Australia is the Australian distributor for YMA custom speakers, Vox guitar amplification equipment and Paiste cymbals.