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Yamaha and Kawai Provide Online Services and Live Concert
Yamaha made an online SYNCROOM ensemble session app, (for Windows and macOS) open free encouraging music players in distant areas to communicate via music online. It provides online sessions by 5 players in 5 different places as a member offers a virtual Room and invite 4 session players to join.
By minimizing latency of audio data sent via internet with help of Yamaha’s exclusive technology, group members even in remote areas can enjoy comfortable ensemble session. Yamaha upgraded the app. adding reverb and metronome functions.
The app. is offered free. Just installing it into each personal computer and opening account, everyone can enjoy online session play. Yamaha also offers beta version of the application for Android for free use.
Kawai provided first piano concert streaming by Ms. Ayano Shimada on July 31. As the opening program of Kawai Streaming+, she played works by Mozart, Debussy and Brahms on Shigeru Kawai SK-EX concert grand piano.
In the time every live concert was cancelled or postponed, Kawai opted to deliver music fans live piano concert in a new style. Program archive is open free for all ticket holders until August 16. Video shooting took place at Kawai Pause Piano Salon in Tokyo. The ticket was sold at 1,000 yen.