Concert Percussion

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From delicate pianissimo to thunderous fortissimo, Yamaha timpani offer precise musical control.

Bass Drums

Bass DrumsBass Drums

Yamaha concert bass drums have an 8 to 10-ply wooden shell featuring the unique Air-Seal System for perfect roundness.

Snare Drums

Snare DrumsSnare Drums

Percussionists need a snare drum that will respond well with a consistent high quality tone - even in the extremities of the dynamic range. Yamaha concert snare drums offer just that balance.

Tom Toms

Tom TomsTom Toms

Yamaha single-headed concert toms feature birch and mahogany shells to produce a full, directional sound which is dry and has a sharp attack.



Incorporating a streamlined frame and special resonator designs, Yamaha marimbas maintain the exceptional sound quality.



Yamaha offers a wide range of xylophones to fit virtually any the performance requirements.



Our vibes are world class instruments that reflect a beautiful sound supported by practical design.



Yamaha metallophones produce simple but pure, bright tone.

Orchestra Bells

Orchestra BellsOrchestra Bells

Yamaha orchestra bells use a new high-carbon steel material treated with a special tempering process for a pure, bright tone.

Celesta & Keyboard Glockenspiel

Celesta & Keyboard GlockenspielCelesta & Keyboard Glockenspiel

The acclaimed Yamaha grand piano action brings an unheralded level of creative flexibility to the unique musical character of the celesta.



Yamaha chimes feature larger diameter chime tubes with extra wall thickness to produce a full, rich tone.



Yamaha offers a wide variety of mallets and sticks for concert percussions.

Accessories for Percussion

Accessories for PercussionAccessories for Percussion

Accessories for Percussion

News & Events


4/8/2014 [Artists]
“Durable & Strong” - Gary Powell of “The Libertines” talks Drums, Career & Yamaha Live Custom

2014 marks the highly anticipated reunion of “The Libertines”- one of UK´s most influential rock bands. Before heading back on stage to perform the band´s biggest shows to date, headlining Hyde Park in front of 60.000 fans, Libertines drummer Gary Powell came out to check the new Yamaha "LIVE CUSTOM" Oak Drums, which he later took out to the band´s comeback shows in replacement of his previous Oak Custom kit.

3/1/2014 [Artists]
Drum Legend Steve Gadd: "I Play Yamaha"

In the following video, drum legend Steve Gadd gives a short taste of his unique style, that has made him the most acclaimed drummer of the past quarter century.
From the early 1970s he forged a new era in studio craft with his phenomenal technique and emotionally intense playing.
Whatever the music, be it jazz, pop, RnB or fusion, Gadd is simply the best, bringing his unique style into any music....

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