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Dan Rodowicz
National Sales Manager – Institutional Solutions Group

Dan holds a B.M. in Jazz/Commercial Studies – Arranging/Composition and a M.M. in Composition from Temple University. He is an experienced educator, composer, arranger and performer, and has a long history with Yamaha and the music product industry. As National Sales Manager, Dan oversees the Institutional Solutions Group and is responsible for the sales and marketing of the Keyboard Division’s products to Institutions throughout the United States.
Jun Fujimoto
Institutional Solutions Group Manager – Western Region

Jun has enjoyed a long association with Yamaha pianos, first as Yamaha Canada Music Ltd’s Institutional Marketing & Artist Relations Manager and now as member of the ISG Team. A classically-trained pianist, Jun graduated with a Bachelor and Masters of Music in piano performance from the University of Toronto, and spent one year with the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Artist Diploma Performance Program. In 2010, he placed 1st in the 3rd Berlin International Amateur Piano Competition held at the Berliner Philharmonie.
French Forbes III
Institutional Solutions Group Manager – Southeast Region

As a fourth generation music retailer and general manager of Forbes Piano and Organ Company (est. 1889), French has served 25 plus years in the industry. During this time, French has worked with many different types of institutions, helping them to generate ideas and vision to meet their present and future needs. Additionally, French serves on multiple non-profit boards and has experience in identifying and structuring large gifts that will help your institution meet its fundraising goals.
Dom Cicchetti
Institutional Solutions Group Manager – Northeast Region

Dom has worked in the music industry for more than twenty five years as a clinician, product specialist and sales manager. Having worked directly with schools to develop replacement plans for their existing inventory, Dom will be able to devote a great deal of his time to the advancement of pedagogy and technology among music educators. As a keyboardist, Dom worked with diverse performers such as Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli & Meatloaf.
Kirk Davis
Institutional Solutions Group Manager – Central

Kirk has greatly enjoyed serving in the music industry for over 32 years as both a teacher and Retail Piano Sales Manager. Within his retail responsibilities, Kirk served as the Institutional Sales Manager assisting numerous colleges, universities and other institutions attain their needs in acquiring new pianos and keyboards for their students and faculty. Now as a proud member of the Yamaha ISG team, he looks forward to sharing his passion of nurturing music opportunities.


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