Yamaha Seeks Talented Interns for Winter/Spring 2012 Semester

12/7/2011 [Brass/Woodwinds]

BUENA PARK, Calif. — Continuing its highly successful internship program, Yamaha Band & Orchestral Division seeks two talented interns for the Winter/Spring 2012 semester to support its Wind Instrument marketing and Artist Relations programs.

The company seeks current or recently graduated college students with strong backgrounds in music, music education, or music business for positions in the program. Two paid engagements are available: one in Wind Instrument Marketing at corporate headquarters in Buena Park, California; and the other with Artist Relations in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The duration of both internships will be from January to April 2012.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, December 14. Interested applicants should visit http://4wrd.it/SPRING2012INTERNSHIP for additional information and to apply.

The Band & Orchestral Division oversees marketing and sales, as well as research and development initiatives for strings, wind instruments and concert and marching percussion, along with education, sales, programs and R&D for school music programs throughout the United States.

"Over the years, this program has produced numerous polished and talented employees that have continued on to great success both for Yamaha and the music industry," says Roger Eaton, Director of Marketing, Yamaha Band & Orchestral Division. "We are committed to help shape the next generation by exposing them to our company's commitment to quality, innovation and professionalism."

Countless highly-respected music industry professionals are alumni of this exceptional program. A partial list of past program alumni includes current or past employees of the Sawdust Art Festival, Mozingo Music, Anaheim Band Instruments, Accenture, Quinlan & Fabish Music Company, Aspen Music Festival and School, Huber & Breese Music, The Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, DANSR, Inc., SBO Magazine, Music For All and Halftime Magazine, among many others.

There are currently ten Yamaha employees who have completed the Yamaha internship program. John Wittmann, Director, Artist Relations, continues to oversee this program and will be responsible for recruiting and placing interns.

For more information, write Yamaha Corporation of America, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; e-mail infostation@yamaha.com; or visit www.yamaha.com/press.

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