Since 1977, Russell Kassman has been involved Internationally with the Sales, Service and Manufacturing of investment quality pianos. A Chicago native, Mr. Kassman founded R.KASSMAN, Purveyor of Fine Pianos in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has worked with the World’s most prestigious piano manufacturers, including Steingraeber & Sohne, C. Bechstein, Grotrian-Steinweg, Sauter, Blüthner, Schimmel and Feurich – Germany; Petrof- Czech Republic; Bösendorfer – Austria; Schulze Pollman – Italy; Kawai -Japan; Pearl River, Parsons and Perzina – China.
Having served the Bay Area’s most famous music institutions, such as the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet and San Francisco Conservatory, Mr. Kassman retired to McAllen Texas in the fall of 2020.
He continues to service, sell and consult in the piano industry, and counts amongst his newest clients, the Valley Symphony Orchestra and McAllen Performing Arts Center.
Kassman has Tuned, Restored and Serviced thousands of pianos from Steinway • Baldwin • Kawai • Yamaha • Bösendorfer and most other major piano brands