A hands-on event where parents and children can come into contact with musical instruments and sounds “Make, play, and play with sounds!” Held

Period: August 25, 2023 (Friday) to August 27, 2023 (Sunday)
Location: Yamaha Ginza store

Yamaha Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “our company”) is holding an event “Let’s make, play, and play with sounds! will be held from August 25th (Friday) to 27th (Sunday), 2023. At this event, we have prepared a variety of hands-on projects that allow you to interact with musical instruments and sounds so that you can feel closer to the sustainability of wood resources that we are working on.

In the brand experience area on the 1st floor of the Yamaha Ginza store, a “handmade caster network shop” will be held. You can experience handmade castanets using "unused wood" from wood collected in the process of manufacturing wooden parts for musical instruments and material research. In addition, at the Yamaha Ginza Studio on the second basement floor, you can experience a “virtual string quartet and piano ensemble”, “instrument building blocks”, and “handmade coasters”. "Virtual string quartet and piano ensemble"*, "instrument building blocks", and "handmade coasters" will be held at the "TOKYO MET SalaD MUSIC FESTIVAL" on August 5th (Sat) and 6th (Sun), 2023. 2023 (Salad Music Festival 2023)”.

*"Virtual ensemble of string quartet and piano" will be exhibited at Salad Music Festival 2023 under the name of "Piano with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra".

■ Event overview
Period: August 25, 2023 (Friday) to August 27, 2023 (Sunday) 11: 00-18: 30
Venue: Yamaha Ginza store 1st floor, 2nd basement floor (7-9-14 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo)
Price: Admission free
Participation method: Advance reservation system only for "handmade caster network shop" (first-come-first-served basis)
Reservation reception: From 13:00 on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 to 14:00 on Sunday, August 27, 2023
Website: https://retailing.jp.yamaha.com/shop/ginza/event/detail?id=4164

・Handmade caster network shop (reservation required, first-come-first-served basis)

You can make castanets by hand using unused wood from the process of manufacturing wooden parts for musical instruments and material research. Through the experience, you can enjoy learning about the characteristics and individuality of each tree, and the connection between musical instruments and trees. In the second half of the workshop, you will be able to play the completed castanets with piano accompaniment.

Date: August 26th (Sat) and 27th (Sun), 2023
Capacity: 5 people each time
Target: Elementary school students and above * Please refer to the website for details and reservations.

・Virtual ensemble of string quartet and piano

When you play a simple melody on the piano, such as "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," you can experience an ensemble experience with an automatic piano accompaniment and a gorgeous virtual string quartet performance by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra on the panel screen. Even those who are new to the piano can easily experience the fun of ensembles with our AI ensemble technology, automatic playing piano Disklavier™, and guide lamps that indicate the keys to be played.

– Building blocks for musical instruments <br /> The shapes and sizes of unused wood are all different. By combining them, you can create only one work in the world, and you can take a commemorative photo of your work home.

・Handmade coaster <br /> You can freely decorate the round wooden board that is cut out when cutting out the sound hole of the guitar. One piece per person can be taken home.

■ Related information "Musical Instrument Tree" Exhibition https://www.yamaha.com/ja/news_release/2023/23053101/
TOKYO MET SalaD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2023 (Salad Music Festival 2023) https://salad-music-fes.com/
Yamaha Corporate Information Site/News Release

*The information contained in this news release is current as of the date of the announcement.
Please note that it may change after the announcement date.

[Yamaha Corporation] From the press release

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