How one man made his dream of becoming a concert pianist reality.
Nicholas McCarthy is a highly accomplished concert pianist who was born without a right hand. Growing up, Nicholas was encouraged by his family to follow his dream of becoming a professional musician. In 2012 he became the first one-handed pianist to graduate from London’s Royal College of Music.
An ambassador for the One-Handed Musical Instrument Trust (OHMI), Nicholas is a strong supporter of finding innovative methods of modifying musical instruments so that – by focusing on the positives – anyone can find their voice through music.