The newly refurbished Yamaha Music London store has announced it will be getting behind this year's National Learn to Play Day, along with many other in-store events.
Across March and April, the general public can visit the London store, and take part in the in-store events which include The National Learn to Play Day, Billy Sheehan Clinics, Sounds Advice for PA, and more.
See below for the full rundown.
National Learn to Play Day
The National Learn to Play day will take place bn Saturday 21st March, at Yamaha Music London.
Visit the store for an opportunity to select from a wide of selection instruments, and receive a free taster lesson. The event is suitable for and children and adults, inexperienced, or experienced, in playing musical instruments.
Martin ‘Ace’ Kent, lead guitarist of Skunk Anansie, will be performing a rolling series of turtorials on the basement stage from 2pm-5pm.
The National Learn to Play Day will run from 10am-4pm.
For more information, visit: www.yamahamusiclondon.com/C~31002382~National-Learn-to-Play-Day-2015
Billy Sheehan Clinic
On Friday 6th march, 2015, bassist Billy Sheehan (Mr Big/Winery Dogs) will be hosting a clinic at Yamaha Music London. The clinic will include playing tips, advice on being a working musician, and exclusive Q & A, along with an intimate performance by Sheehan.
The clinic will run from 7.30pm – 9.00pm.
The DTX Clinic will be hosted by Yamaha UK’s DTX demonstrator, Simon Edgoose, and aim to provide an overview of the full potential of the DTX502 series.
With each session lasting 30 minutes, Edgoose will highlight all of the new features with some performances and advice.
The clinic will be held at Yamaha Music London on Thursday 12th March 2015, 6pm – 8pm.
Line 6 Tone Made Easy Class
The Line 6 Tone Made Easy in store class is a free class that focuses in guitar tone, hosted by Paul Hindmarsh.
The class aims to teach participants:
The class will take place on Saturday 14th March 2015, and the will only be one session at 2pm, lasting 45-60 minutes.
Sound Advice for PA
The Sound Advice fro PA event is an evening session, aimed to give advice on pro-audio.
Hosted by Yamaha Music London’s pro-audio manager, Chris Irvine, the event aims to give you a chance to get up close and personal with products, and have any queries in the area you may have.
The Sound Advice for PA event will be held on Thursday 2nd April 2015, from 6pm-8pm.
Music Production Sessions with Dom Sigalas
Yamaha have announced that product expert, and synth player, Dom Sigalas will be hosting a day of demonstration, and advice, on all things music production related.
Held on Saturday 11th April 2015, from 10am-4pm, Sigalas will be in the London store all day to answer any questions, and provide participants with demonstrations and guidance on the MOXF, MOTIF and MX synthesizers. CP Stage piano and the latest line-up of the studio monitors.
The Yamaha Music London store has undergone considerable renovation to become a state-of-the-art musical instrument centre, featuring three floors of gear.
Located within walking distance of Oxford Street, Yamaha Music London now features the biggest range of Yamaha electrics and acoustics in Europe, plus the full range from recent Yamaha acquisition, Line 6.
In addition, the shop's ground floor features a Pro Sound area, which offers a space for professional product demonstrations as well as guitar and drum testing, while the store also boasts over 35,000 sheet music books and a huge array of pianos and PA tech.
Yamaha Music London is open now at 152-160 Wardour Street, Soho. For more information, check out the store's website.