Yamaha Club Magazine – Feb/March 2018 edition

Hello, and welcome to the first edition of Yamaha Club Magazine in 2018. The new Genos keyboard is already making its presence felt as more than 10% of our membership has already moved to the latest model. Be assured, however, that there will be plenty more step-by-step tutorials for owners of these wonderful instruments.

Members Area / Archive

The Yamaha Club archive, housed in our ‘Members Area‘, is updated on a regular basis and contains a wealth of material dating back many years (as well as new items pertaining to this specific issue).
To gain access to this area after 1st February 2018 use the password that’s published on page 4 of the latest edition of the magazine. The password is case sensitive so be sure to enter it exactly as shown.

In This Issue… (links to items mentioned in the magazine)


  • Getting Started with Genos: There is so much to learn, and write, about Genos and in part two of ‘Getting Started’ we take a closer look at the Playlist feature.
  • Find ‘Discover Genos’ – Yamaha download: Five free playlists to download from uk.yamaha.com.
  • Find ‘Bonus Playlist for Genos’ – Yamaha download at uk.yamaha.com.
  • Penny Pieces: Download Penny Weedon’s own performance of her simplified arrangement, ‘Swan Lake – Part 2’ as published in her February workshop.
  • Guide To Reading Music: In part 19 of the series teacher Gill Eccles introduces us to the use of ‘cadances’ in our music.
  • CVP – Up Close & Personal: Richard Bower is back with us to explain the ‘Assign’ buttons on the CVP-600/700 series Clavinovas.
  • Re-voicing a Style: A tutorial for owners of Tyros, PSR/-S and CVP200-500 series Clavinovas.
  • Erasing Unwanted Registrations: A second tutorial for owners of Tyros, PSR/-S and CVP200-500 series Clavinovas.
  • Glyn Madden

    1995-Current: Editor (Yamaha Club Magazine); 1980-2000: Yamaha Electone demonstrator (Yamaha UK)