Michiko "Michi" Egger 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 is best known for her work in the musical theatre world. She began playing guitar for musicals at the young age of 11, and has since graduated to playing theaters across the country for productions such as Broadway's The SpongeBob Musical 1st National Tour as guitar 1, Subbing at Jagged Little Pill, and is currently the touring guitarist for the Tony award winning musical Hadestown.
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.
Other notable guitar/backing vocals credits include: Andra Day (Lincoln Center), Betty Who + Garek (Pridefest) and a wide variety of Broadway heavy weights such as Julia Murney, Jessica Vosk, Joshua Henry, and Janet Decal to name a few.
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 composed the film score for the upcoming feature film "Generation Wrecks" (Kevin t. Morales) from her home studio.
When she's not working on guitar sessions, you can find Michi recording for her podcast with her former student and long time friend Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock broadway, Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies) called Off topic.
Most recently, Michi started a new band with fellow solo artist Ericka Lindsey called "Sherryfraser" and is producing their debut ep, which will be releasing at the end of June. You can find them on instagram @sherryfraserband.
Michi is currently the guitarist for the Hadestown North American Tour. She is also a member of the creative team, as well as a featured artist and the guitarist for the new in-concert touring production of Many Messiahs, a reframing Handel's masterpiece as a collective call for justice.