Time to Shine at Yamaha's Junior Original Concert Series

1/11/2008 [Corporate]

Talented Students to Showcase Performance and Composition Skills Honed at Yamaha Music Schools

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Yamaha Music Education Systems Division will host its Junior Original Concert (JOC) Series on Friday, January 18 and Saturday January 19, 2008 at Winter NAMM 2008. Held at noon each day at the Piano Stage in the Anaheim Marriott Hotel's Marquis Ballroom, all NAMM attendees are invited to enjoy these free performances, which feature three outstanding Yamaha Music School students, two of whom will perform original compositions.

Anna Han, age 11, a student at the East Valley Yamaha Music School in Chandler, Ariz., will perform "Imagination" for solo piano, her own original composition. Patrick McClure, age 16, a student at the Fredericksburg Yamaha Music School in Fredericksburg, Va., will perform his original work, "Revelation" on piano, with backing by Benjamin Brosche on a CVP-407 Clavinova, George Shelby on saxophone, P.J. Wyderka on bass and M.B.Gordy on drums. Megan Chang, age 6, a piano student at the Torrance Yamaha Music School in Torrance, Calif., will also perform.

For more information, visit Yamaha Music Education Systems Division during Winter NAMM 2008 in the Anaheim Marriott, Marquis Ballroom; write Yamaha Corporation of America, Yamaha Music Education Systems Division; P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; e-mail infostation@yamaha.com, or visit www.yamaha.com.

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