Yamaha YAS280 Alto Saxophone

Yamaha YAS280 Alto Saxophone

SKU# 320004

High Quality Student Alto Saxophone Featuring High F# Key in a Gold Lacquer Finish

  • High F#and Front F
  • Adjustable thumb hook
  • Mouthpiece (AS-4C) and case included
RRP: $2,599.00
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Yamaha YAS280 Alto Saxophone

Yamaha YAS280 Alto Saxophone

RRP: $2,599.00

This instrument is currently available on our Hire / Buy programme (min. 3 months). See our Hire / Buy pricelist here. T&Cs apply.

The Yamaha YAS280 alto saxophone offers students a perfect start because they are designed with the beginner in mind. Relatively light-weight and ergonomically shaped, they are easy to hold and to play. The Yamaha YAS280 also features a High F# key, essential for progressing players making this an ideal saxophone for advancing beginners and offering greater longevity than basic beginner instruments.  

The intonation is perfect, as you would expect from Yamaha, and it is easy to get a great sound. The Yamaha design offers beginners optimum support, thus greatly assisting both learning progress and creativity. 

Key Features:

  • Sturdy neck receiver with a durable screw: A redesigned neck receiver promotes a quick response and ease of play while also increasing the durability of the mechanism.
  • Improved Low B-C# connection: An improved mechanism from low B-C# ensures the consistent closing of the low C#key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.
  • Adjustable thumb-rest: All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb-rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.


  • Body Finish: Gold lacquer
  • Auxiliary Keys: High F#, Front F
  • Key buttons material: Polyester
  • Thumb hook: Adjustable
  • Key: Eb
  • Included Accessories: Mouthpiece (Yamaha AS-4C), case

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