Michael Pearce is a bassist, music contractor and music educator currently living in San Diego, California. He has been playing professionally for 30 years as a Broadway and theatre bassist in America and Europe. Michael has been the bassist for numerous Broadway shows in NYC, most recently for Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR and Broadway's smash hit, COME FROM AWAY.
Currently, Michael is the first-call bassist for the La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe Theatre and the San Diego Civic Theatre. He also remains busy musical contracting, teaching bassists and guitarists and playing with local pop and jazz groups.