The company Pearl Musical Instruments was founded in the year 1946 by Katsumi Yanagisawa. The company started as a manufacturer of music stands and accessories but changed in 1950 to the manufacturing of drums and percussion instruments. In 1968 they started to produce flutes due to the demand for fine flutes. Pearl is also partner of Adams in America and takes care of the distribution of the instruments that are made at Adams.
Below is a list of product categories of the brand Pearl.