Since 1887, when it began producing reed organs, the Yamaha Corporation in Japan (then Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.) has grown to become the world’s largest manufacturer of a full line of musical instruments. Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) offers a full line of musical instruments and audio/visual products to the U.S. market. YCA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, Japan, and is one of the largest global subsidiary companies. The ideal trumpet, as envisioned by Yamaha, is one that offers true satisfaction to music lovers everywhere, enveloping them in a world of brilliant, expressive sound. The relentless pursuit of perfection, backed by extensive technical expertise, has made it possible to achieve the supposedly unachievable: consistently superior trumpet quality. Superb, stable tone from pp to ff allows players to concentrate on the performance rather than operation. These instruments offer an extraordinary playing experience from the first breath. They are a player’s dream, with unrivaled intonation and meticulous design.