Unrivalled in response and intonation for a student instrument, the Yamaha YAS-280 is the recommended choice of instrument by teachers everywhere and is the perfect start to a budding saxophonist's musical journey.
The Yamaha YAS-280 Alto Saxophone offers a perfect start because they are designed with the young beginner in mind. Relatively light-weight and ergonomically shaped, they are easy to hold and to play. The intonation is perfect and it is easy to get a great sound from the very beginning. The Yamaha design offers beginners optimum support, thus greatly assisting both learning progress and creativity.
Based on the highly recommended YAS-275 saxophones the new YAS-280 is even further enhanced with a new, more stable neck receiver and a new low B-C# connection for better adjustment. Every Yamaha YAS-280 Alto Saxophone also comes with a lightweight, backpack style case, mouthpiece, ligature and cap and a basic neck strap.
Also available in silver plated finish (YAS-280S).