Year: 2021

Karina DePiano

Music Director/Keyboardist,

Karina DePiano is a classically-trained, Los Angeles-based keyboardist and music director. She has performed and toured around the world with Troye Sivan, Miley Cyrus, Fifth Harmony, Rita Ora, Niki, Joshua Bassett, Julia Michaels, Alessia Cara, and many more. Karina is the music director for Daya, mxmtoon, Malia Civetz and WENS. With these artists, she has performed on television shows like SNL, Ellen, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and Good Morning America.

Karina graduated from the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music as a Popular Music Major, where she studied under Patrice Rushen and notably accompanied Glenn Frey and music directed a master class with Chaka Khan.

As a music director and arranger, Karina specializes in bringing musicality and depth to an artist’s vision, crafting memorable moments on and off stage, and curating a vibrant atmosphere of collaboration.