Andrew Kemble

Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Managing Director
Company Name
Kemble Pianos

Andrew Kemble’s grandfather established the Kemble Piano Company and started a family tradition that Andrew carries on today. The pianos became an important product within the European market and the company was respected for conveying family values not only in their interviews but in their customer service.  Yamaha Music purchased Kemble and manufactured their own brand of upright pianos under the guideance of Andrew.  In 2009, he was transferred to the headquarters of Yamaha Music Europe GmbH in Germany as the Vice President and Senior Director for Emerging Markets. His NAMM Oral History interview was completed on July 10, 2005 for the NAMM Oral History collection. Andrew remained with Yamaha until 2011.