Cameron Pearce

As a trumpeter, Cameron has performed with many New Zealand and international artists such as Diana Krall, The Chico O’Farrell Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra (Birdland NY), David Berkman (US), Dave Dobbyn, Bic Runga, Golden Horse, Hayley Westenra, Anika Moa, Jon Toogood, Dukes, Departure Lounge, Oakley Grenell, Midge Marsden, Dame Melvina Major, Sir Howard Morrison, Tina Cross, Frankie Stevens, Jackie Clarke, Phil Madsen, Beth Hart (US), Petula Clarke (UK) and Bobby Shew (US). Cameron is also regularly called upon as a sideman for a numerous recording and performance projects.

Cameron’s arranging and composition credits include projects with acclaimed international jazz artists such as Dave Douglas, Ingrid Jensen, Terrell Stafford and David Berkman as well as Dave Dobbyn, Julia Deans, Sir Howard Morrison, Tim Beveridge, Ali Harper, Symposium, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Vector Wellington Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonic, Showbiz Christchurch and numerous theatre companies around New Zealand. 

Cameron has a Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance from the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York and a Bachelor of Musical Arts from CPIT .

He is a senior academic staff member on the Music Arts Programme at CPIT where he lectures in Jazz Harmony and Arranging & Composition.