Win a Yamaha Keyboard Signed by Sarah McLachlan

7/30/2009 [Pianos & Keyboards]

Visit YamahaAllAccess360.com for the Chance to Win an NP-30 Keyboard Signed by the GRAMMY Award-Winning Platinum Selling Artist

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—To mark the debut of the newest All Access 360 videos, Yamaha Corporate Artist Affairs, Inc. (YCAA) is pleased to announce a contest offering site visitors the chance to win a Yamaha NP-30 keyboard signed by platinum selling Yamaha artist Sarah McLachlan.

Sarah McLachlan
Yamaha Artist Sarah McLachlan
By entering in the contest, users can discover fun, quirky things about many of the featured artists, like Brooke White's favorite dessert and Jeremy Furstenfeld's favorite superhero.

All Access 360 is an online, behind-the-scenes supplement to Yamaha's popular All Access magazine. Twice a year, the highly acclaimed magazine profiles 10 of Yamaha's talented artists. Now fans can go even further behind the scenes by viewing the newly launched videos today at www.yamahaallaccess360.com.

Drawing visitors into an intimate backstage world, All Access 360 offers a window into the process of creating All Access magazine's stunning editorial layouts and offers unique and personal perspectives from each artist. The site features links to the online version of the magazine, never-before-seen photographs, exclusive interviews and impromptu performances.

Artists also reveal their inspirations, what they love about touring and making music, upcoming projects, why they love their Yamaha instruments and more. Fans can share the videos with friends, thanks to a free podcast download via iTunes and exclusive All Access 360 YouTube and All Access 360 Facebook pages.

Now through Dec. 1, 2009, contestants can search YamahaAllAccess360.com for the answers to three Yamaha artist-related questions. The winner will be announced on or around Dec. 15, 2009.

"Besides a chance at winning a wonderful Yamaha keyboard signed by Sarah McLachlan, this contest offers a fun and engaging way for site visitors to learn about our acclaimed artist roster," notes Chris Gero, Vice President, Yamaha Corporate Artist Affairs, Inc.

Sarah McLachlan
The Yamaha NP-30 keyboard, signed by Sarah McLachlan.
The NP-30 Portable Grand delivers Yamaha digital piano sound and simplicity in a lightweight design. Super slim and weighing only 12 pounds, it's the most compact performer in the digital piano family of instruments. The sleek powerhouse features Graded Soft Touch Action, AWM Stereo Piano Samples, AWM Stereo Piano Samples, a Built-in Metronome and Dual Voice Mode.

Sarah McLachlan, one of the most gifted and acclaimed singer-songwriters of her generation, recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of her multi-platinum recording career in late 2008 with the release of Closer: The Best Of Sarah McLachlan.

Since her signing with Nettwerk Records two decades ago, every one of Sarah McLachlan's studio and live albums and videos has been certified gold, platinum, or multi-platinum by the RIAA. Touch (1988) and Solace (1991) were both gold sellers. Her 1994 breakthrough, the triple platinum Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, was followed by the digitally enhanced multimedia version of The Freedom Sessions (certified Gold in 1995).

As of 2006, the Nova Scotia native has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. Her best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two # (out of three nominations) and eight Juno Awards. In addition to her personal artistic efforts, she founded the Lilith Fair tour, which showcased female musicians in the late 1990s. She has won three GRAMMY awards for "Building a Mystery," "Last Dance," and "I Will Remember You."

Known for the emotional sound of her ballads, some of her most popular songs include "Angel," "Building a Mystery," "Adia," "Possession," "Fallen," "I Will Remember You," and "World on Fire."

For more information, please visit www.yamahaallaccess360.com.

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