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Michiko Egger

Michiko Egger

Biography

Most recent:
- guitar 1 SpongeBob Musical (1st National Tour)
- guitar 2 sub Jagged Little Pill (Broadway)
- guitar 1 Contact High: A New Musical (Off-Broadway)

Upcoming:
-guitar 1 Waitress National Tour 2020-2021

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Michiko is a session/live guitarist based in Brooklyn, NY with 15 years of experience ranging from theater, pop, rock, jazz, country, and just about every genre imaginable.

Michi has played guitar for a large number of theater productions including the SpongeBob Musical, Rent, Little Shop of Horrors, Grease, Seussical, and Batboy to name a few. Most recently Michi subbed for Broadway's Jagged Little Pill.

In 2019, Michi was invited to play guitar/develop the guitar book for JEANNETTE, a new musical written by Ari Afsar (Hamilton) and Lauren Gunderson, directed by Erin Ortman, with music supervisors Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Meg Zervoulis.

Michi has four original solo albums in which she sings, plays guitar, and piano. Her song, “Glide Through the Flames”, can be heard in the independent BMX film, “Heroes of Dirt”. She also co-wrote the soundtrack for "The Day That She Died", a short film featured in film festivals in the US and Italy.

Michi has an extensive background in jazz guitar/classical piano and is a strong reader of music.

Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Expertise

  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Pit Musician (Other)

Instruments

  • Banjo
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Ukulele

Software

  • Other

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
  • BMI

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Preferred Pronouns

  • She/Her