Performers' Frequently Asked Questions

What is a CVP Clavinova?
The Yamaha CVP Clavinovas are state-of-the-art digital pianos with many exciting features. With a true grand piano touch and tone, the CVP Clavinova reproduces the experience of playing an actual grand piano. Authentic Voices and dynamic Styles produce a truly professional quality of sound. The sophisticated but easy-to-use features make the instrument an endless source of musical enjoyment and creativity. Whatever type of music you have ever dreamed of playing, the Clavinova can make it possible. Detailed information about Yamaha CVP Series Clavinova can be found on (Just select CVP Series, and choose a model to explore).

What is a Clavinova Festival?
The Clavinova Festival is a fun, relaxed performance opportunity in which all students can participate. Students look forward to it every year and can perform any type of music they choose to play on the most current Yamaha CVP Clavinova. With the wide variety of features the CVP has to offer, the Clavinova Festival is a very thrilling event. Our youngest performer to date was 3 years old and our eldest was 94. Any age and any level is welcome - they just need a desire to have fun with music!

Do I need to own a Clavinova to participate?
No - owning a Clavinova is not a requirement for this event. Sponsoring Yamaha Clavinova dealers will have instruments available in their store to assist your preparation for this exciting event.

Where can I go to get technical questions about the Clavinova answered?
The first place is to check with your local dealer. Many people in the Yamaha dealer network are very savvy on the use of CVP Clavinovas. If they are unable to answer your question, Yamaha has a help desk available at 1-800-854-1569; select Option 3. If they are unavailable at the time of your call, please leave a message, and they will return your call promptly.

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