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Upright Pianos

Setting the standard by which uprights are measured.

In 1900, Yamaha changed the way the world thought about uprights. More than a century later, Yamaha continues to redefine what an upright can be, thrilling players of all levels with its rich, resonant tone, reliable action and incredible value. Yamaha innovations make these pianos better than ever, year after year.

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U Series

The world's most popular upright.
A man approximately 40 years old is smiling broadly while playing from sheet music on a Yamaha upright piano in a living room setting.

YUS Series

The world’s grandest upright.
A woman approximately 30 years old with long hair and dressed casually smiling while she plays an upright piano with a lower profile back in what appears to be a kids' playroom in a home. There are kids drawings and toys in baskets in background and family pictures framed sitting on the back of piano.

b Series

An upright for the next generation.
A Yamaha upright piano in a modern living room.


Head of the class.
A Yamaha upright with a traditional feel with Queen Anne legs in an eclectically designed living space.

Gallery Collection

The art of music.

Get to know the Uprights

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Yamaha upright pianos have inspired musicians for more than half a century. Each piano is crafted with a touch, tone and beauty that’s meant to be passed down from one generation to the next.
A woman in her 30's next to her young son at the upright piano showing him how to play with his right hand. He's imitating her.
Yamaha upright pianos can be found in the practice rooms, classrooms and stages of the top conservatories and schools of music in the country. With over 4 million upright pianos sold since 1967, more schools play Yamaha upright pianos than any other.
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What’s the best way to recreate the touch and tone of a grand piano in an upright? You take everything you learn from a century of crafting grand pianos and turn it on its head. Literally. Which might explain why more professionals choose Yamaha upright pianos for their practice spaces, recording studios and small stages.

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