This is a new type of wind instrument that can be started with ease, yet produces an authentic sound.

Limited Edition Red

Special edition red Venova is available in limited quantities. The vivid color will make your mood even more excited. This is your chance to get a special color Venova. Don't miss out.

Breathe New Life Into Your Day

The new way to express your emotions

The Venova is a completely new type of wind instrument designed to enable anyone to learn to play with ease. Despite the simple fingering, it sounds just like a saxophone.

Explore where you play and how you feel

The compact, lightweight Venova is so easy to transport and maintain that you can enjoy it anywhere. Play the Venova at your favorite places to experience an unexpectedly fresh kind of freedom.


Yamaha Venova YVS-120 YVS-100

Innovation and creativity do not come about by accident. Without going into the technical details, the unique shape of the instrument, which produces the sound of a full-size saxophone with much less body, is the result of many years of research.



How to play the Venova


  • Yamaha Venova YVS-120 YVS-100

Set the reed and ligature.


  • Yamaha Venova YVS-120 YVS-100

Stand up straight and insert the reed into your mouth as if to bite it lightly with your upper front teeth.


  • Yamaha Venova YVS-120 YVS-100

Simply take a breath and blow into the instrument.


  • Yamaha Venova YVS-120 YVS-100

Change the pitch by using the similar fingering used to play a recorder.


Venova (YVS-100) has been acclaimed for their design.

Venova receives Good Design Grand

Venova won the Good Design Grand Award in the "Good Design Award 2017" competition. This was the first time for Yamaha to win the top Good Design Grand Award. Moreover, this was the first time for the musical instruments to receive the top award.

Design for Asia Award

Received a Grand Award with Special Mention 2018

German Design Award 2019

Received a German Design Award



A unique instrument with a compact body and authentic sound achieved through innovative technologies.


A fun new wind instrument that blends the simplicity of recorder with the sound of a saxophone. The Alto Venova makes it easy for anyone—even beginners—to make smooth voice.


Special edition red Venova is available in limited quantities.


Special edition red Venova is available in limited quantities.