Yamaha Marching Percussion Offers New Custom Finishes In More Than 20 New Custom Colors

2/21/2008 [Marching Instruments]

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BUENA PARK, Calif. — Yamaha Band & Orchestral Division, Percussion Division now offers marching drums in more than 20 additional custom lacquer finishes made popular by the company's fashionable drum sets. These finishes were previously only available to the country's top drum corps playing Yamaha instruments.

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Beyond the stunning range of new finishes, band directors and percussion instructors will appreciate the Custom Series Marching Percussion as a fantastic way to complement any school's color scheme and show concept. High school and college students will find a select choice of colors to meet the requirements of their school's marching band. Manufactured at the same factory as Yamaha Drum sets and standard marching drums, these new high-quality finishes are only available on Yamaha marching drums.

Yamaha Percussion is also making available its chrome hardware on marching snare drums. Coupled with the company's new custom colors, schools participating in activities like Bands of America, USSBA or local activities will now have more than 20 new selections.

"These colors have been made famous by Yamaha Drum sets over the past 40 years, and now they're being made available to schools who want that extra 'something' in their marching percussion," states Troy Wollwage, Marketing Manager, Yamaha Percussion Department. "They are made in the same factory that is famous for turning out the top selling line of marching percussion in the world today."

The current selection of available colors includes Cherry Wood, Cherry Black Fade, Honey Yellow, Vintage Natural, Amber Fade, Yellow Sparkle Fade, Gold Sparkle Fade, Habanero Sparkle, Silver Sparkle, Black Sparkle, Black Sparkle Fade, Black Sparkle Sunburst, Black Pearl Fade, Solid Black/Black Gloss, Purple Sparkle Fade, Sea Blue Fade, Blue Sparkle, Blue Sparkle Fade, Green Sparkle, Green Maple Gloss, Red Sparkle, Purple Gloss and Red Gloss. Additional charges and lead times apply.

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

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