John Rajcic


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former Vice President
Company Name
Kawai America

John Rajcic, a former educator joined the Kawai Company, becoming Vice President/General Manager of the world famous piano maker. John played a role in establishing Kawai Dealers across the country. John was instrumental in the design and development of the College Loan Program, which allowed colleges to upgrade their pianos. The dealers would sell the loaned pianos on the college campuses. Similar programs have been successful around the world in the decades that followed. John has also helped in bringing on line Kawai’s Assembly Plant in Lincolnton, NC and acquiring the Lowery Organ Company for Kawai.  He worked for Kawai from 1975 until 1995.