The secret to student recruitment and retention is actually quite simple: if students are happy making music together, they'll stream into class and never want to leave. Yamaha silent and electric string instruments are designed to give them the means to play music they enjoy in an engaging community of their peers, leading to a powerful social and emotional learning experience.
Silent and electric string instruments inspire creativity. The ability to easily add effects and manipulate sounds — from subtle tweaks to extreme alterations — gives students new tonal options that expand their range of expression. This freedom makes music more fun and promotes active involvement in the entire music-making process.
Yamaha designs Silent and electric violins, violas, cellos and basses in a way that allows musicians to transition seamlessly to and from acoustic instruments without adjusting playing style. This is important for any musician but it's especially crucial for students developing technique and coordination. In addition, Yamaha builds the instruments to the highest standards of quality, craftsmanship and tone to ensure the most positive playing experience.
The Yamaha Educator Suite contains helpful tips, resources and advice for instrumental music teachers looking for ideas and support.