Yamaha Announces GB1K Grand Piano Will Be Available in Polished White Finish

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Attractive New Option for One of the Company’s Most Popular Models Will Debut at the 2014 NAMM Show

Yamaha GB1K Grand Piano

“Introducing a Polished White finish to this well known line expands the palette for a proven winner,” said Ed Bezursik, marketing manager, Acoustic Pianos, Yamaha Corporation of America.

Yamaha will announce at the 2014 NAMM Show in Anaheim (January 23 – 26) that its GB1K 5-foot Classic Collection grand piano, one of its most popular and affordable models in that category, will be available in a polished white finish for the first time in April.

This attractive alternative joins the current finishes—polished ebony, polished American walnut, polished mahogany, French Provincial cherry and Georgian mahogany—to give consumers six color options to match their personal taste and home décor requirements.

The GB1K designer compact grand piano combines the latest cutting-edge technology and innovation with the timeless skills of expert artisans to achieve an unsurpassed standard of affordable excellence. Its expressive range and consistently reliable performance over time make it one of the most highly recommended models by piano technicians and a leading choice of pianists at all levels.

“The GB1K is one of the most popular grand pianos on the market today, with great appeal to both decorators and design conscious buyers,” said Ed Bezursik, marketing manager, Acoustic Pianos, Yamaha Corporation of America. “Introducing a Polished White finish to this well known line expands the palette for a proven winner.”

Among the impressive build quality features of the GB1K are advanced scale design, solid spruce soundboard and ribs, solid maple bridge and caps, solid copper wound bass strings and aluminum alloy action rails. In addition, the model offers Yamaha’s balanced action, solid spruce keys with hardwood buttons, premium Yamaha designed hammers with T-fasteners, a reinforced keyframe pin with an adjustable guide and a hardwood reinforced keyframe.

Pricing and Availability

The GB1K Grand Piano in polished white finish (MSRP: $15,999) will ship in April 2014.

For more information, visit the Yamaha booth at the 2014 NAMM Show in the Anaheim Marriott Hotel, Marquis Ballroom, running January 23 - 26, or visit http://4wrd.it/YAMAHAUSA.


About Yamaha
Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) is one of the largest subsidiaries of Yamaha Corporation, Japan and offers a full line of award-winning musical instruments, sound reinforcement and home entertainment products to the U.S. market. Products include: Yamaha acoustic, digital and hybrid pianos, portable keyboards, guitars, acoustic and electronic drums, band and orchestral instruments, marching percussion products, synthesizers, professional digital and analog audio equipment, Steinberg recording products and Nexo commercial audio products, as well as AV receivers, amplifiers, Blu-ray/CD players, iPod docking systems, home-theater-in-a-box systems and its exclusive line of Digital Sound Projectors. YCA markets innovative, finely crafted technology and entertainment products and musical instruments targeted to the hobbyist, education, worship, professional music, installation and consumer markets.

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