Pierce Black grew up in Wellington, New Zealand. Since graduating from the Hochschule of Music Cologne Germany in 2012, he has been working as a freelanceian internationally, playing a wide variety of from touring with classical orchestras such as L’arte del Mondo to playing Bluegrass, Swing and Jazz.
As a songwriter and composer, Pierce was nominated for the Peer Raben Music Award 2015 for Short Film Music. He currently works as a freelanceian, composing and working with multiple groups as well as teaching the double bass. He is an emerging manager, organising international events and education programmes.