Alumni and Careers

Just as no two pianists are the same, there is not just one career path open to Berklee piano students. For a detailed look at the wide spectrum of careers that Berklee alumni pursue, explore Career Communities.

Piano Performance Alumni

Many Berklee alumni have gone on to successful piano performance careers. Below, learn about a small sample of them.

  • Class of 2005
    Pianist, Composer, Music Director, Conductor

    Cian McCarthy’s claim to fame may be that he was once the youngest conductor on Broadway, but his future is likely to hold many more accolades. This composer, conductor, music director, and pianist has had a hand in some of the most successful, award-winning Broadway shows of the past decade, including In the Heights, The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q, and Hamilton.

  • Class of 2010
    Pianist, Music Educator

    Jiri Nedoma has been playing the piano since the age of 5. Born and raised in Prague, Czech Republic, he came to Boston to study at Berklee after getting a degree at Prague’s Conservatory of Jaroslav Jezek. He focused on classical music and jazz while attending the conservatory and simultaneously performed with the Czech Radio Big Band, giving him the opportunity to share stages across Europe with many types of musicians.