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, and most recently subbing on Broadway at 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.
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.
Currently, Michi is composing / producing the film score for the upcoming feature film "Generation Wrecks" (Kevin t. Morales) from her home studio. She is also performing as the guitarist for various virtual broadway cabarets, including the most recent zapi artists show, featuring a team of asian and Pacific Islander singers, music directors, songwriters, pit musicians, engineers, editors, and crew.
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.
Michi is set to head back out on tour with the Waitress National Tour - Fall 2021.