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Yamaha Professional CD Players Make InfoComm 2010 Debut

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. announces the InfoComm 2010 debut of two new professional CD players that specifically address the A/V installation market. Yamaha CD-S300-RK, a single disc CD player and CD-C600-RK, a six-disc carousel model, feature the same high-quality sound one expects from a Yamaha professional audio product. Contractors will appreciate the inclusion of rack ears for easy mounting as well as Yamaha IMX644 rackmount mixer compatibility. more

Yamaha Commercial Audio to Launch NEXO RS18 Sub at InfoComm 2010

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. will launch the big brother to the NEXO RS15, the new NEXO RS18 sub at InfoComm 2010, booth #C6748. The NEXO RS18 is the second product in the company’s patented Ray Sub Series, which was first revealed 15 months ago and has, in a short time, set new standards in versatility for subwoofers. more

Gand Concert Sound Provides Yamaha PM5D-RH for Final Show at Buddy Guy’s Original Legends Club

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Chicago, Ill.⎯Gand Concert Sound (GCS) of Glenview, IL provided a Yamaha PM5D-RH digital console for the ‘last big show’ at Buddy Guy’s original Legends blues club in Chicago. The club, is celebrating 20 years in business, is owned by the five-time GRAMMY winning guitarist. more

Monitor Engineer Finds ‘Freedom’ with Yamaha PM1D on Alisha Keys Tour

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯After winding down the first leg of the ‘Freedom’ tour backing her “The Element of Freedom? fourth studio album, Alicia Keys has since headed off to Europe with ME Kevin Glendinning in tow. Glendinning is using a Yamaha PM1D digital audio console, his preferred digital console. “The PM1D system is a very advanced and reliable network that I have had a lot of success and countless hours on,? states Glendinning. more

University of Georgia Undergrads Don’t Miss A Beat With NEXO and Yamaha

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ATHENS, Ga.⎯The May 2010 Spring Commencement at the University of Georgia (UGA) marked the 225th anniversary of the prestigious school’s founding, and when 3,700 undergrads walked into Sanford Stadium, they were met by a crowd of over 35,000 family and friends. Home to the Georgia Bulldogs football team, commencement festivities included the school’s 71-piece Wind Symphony from the School of Music and ceremony presenters. Alton Brown, star of the Food Network show “Good Eats”, delivered the keynote address. more

Asbury United Methodist Calls on American Audio for New Worship Venue NEXO System

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Madison, Alabama⎯Around 1981, Madison, Alabama began to grow from a small sleepy cotton town to a bustling suburb of nearby Huntsville. Cotton fields were slowly turning into new homes, stores, churches, and schools. As a result of the town’s growth, the Madison United Methodist Church started growing as well. In 1986, the church officially changed its name to Asbury United Methodist, naming it after Francis Asbury who was the first Methodist bishop appointed in America. Since that time, membership has grown from 329 to its present congregation of 2,598 today. Due to its proximity to NASA, many of its employees serve as church volunteers. more

Saddle River Day School Hires Boulevard Pro For Audio Upgrade

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ORADELL, New Jersey⎯Saddle River Day School, located in the hills of Saddle River, New Jersey is a non-profit, college-preparatory independent day school accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the State of New Jersey. Founded in 1957, its student body of 300+ boys and girls is drawn from 64 communities in Bergen, Essex and Passaic Counties in New Jersey and Rockland County in New York.

Recently, Boulevard Pro (Oradell, NJ) was hired by the school to take on the task of upgrading their existing 250-seat performance space/auditorium in Alford Hall. After taking out the old system, the auditorium was outfitted with a Yamaha LS9-16 digital audio console with MY8-AD96-CA and MLA8 cards, providing the console with a total of 24 mic lines. Two Yamaha Installation Series IF2112 speakers for front of house PA and two IF2108 speakers for monitors were also installed. more

CTS Audio Provides ‘Women of Faith’ Tours with Yamaha EtherSound Solution

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Thousands of women are expected to meet this year in over 29 Cities across the U.S. for two one-of-a-kind events as part of the ‘Women of Faith’ tours. ‘Over the Top’ and ‘Imagine? tours are two-day weekend events focusing on music and uplifting presentations. 14,000 women are expected to attend each event, taking place at arenas and coliseums nationwide throughout the year. This is the first time that two ‘Women of Faith’ tours will take place simultaneously. East Coast ‘Over the Top’ dates include musical performances by Sandi Patty, Mandisa, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman. ‘Imagine’ West Coast tour dates will feature Mary Mary and Natalie Grant. more

Allstar Designs and Installs Yamaha, NEXO System for Beulah Ministries

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Edmonton, Alberta⎯Allstar Show Industries recently completed a design/build installation for Beulah Ministries in Edmonton on both their main and satellite campus. Dwayne Plishka, project manager, is also the technical director for the ministry. The 85–year-old church is in its third building, an auditorium that seats 1,400 with an average weekly attendance of over 2,000. A rental facility serves as its new Whitemud satellite campus serving a congregation of 100 and seating 250. more

University Theatre Updates Audio System with Yamaha

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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada⎯The University of Lethbridge (Alberta, Canada) recently upgraded the audio system in its University Theatre with a Yamaha M7CL-32 digital audio console and SB168-ES Stage Box. Installation assistance was provided by Wavetech Sound & Lighting located in Southern Alberta. The University boasts one of the fastest-growing post-secondary student populations in Canada with more than 8,000 students from 62 countries – one of the most geographically diverse student populations in Alberta. University Theatre seats 500 and is a multi-use venue hosting lectures, road shows, theatrical performances for young audiences, concerts, operas and about four major productions by the Department of Theatre and Dramatic Arts. more

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