Michael L. Bereal is a renowned musician, Stellar Award nominated, Billboard Music chart topping producer/songwriter, changing the music industry and establishing new norms, creating sounds and introducing music styles, admired and revered by his peers. His songs can be heard daily, through major releases, on radio, television, digital media, streaming, commercials, and film.
A prolific songwriter, producer, singer, and all-around talent, Michael is known as one of the premiere musicians and musical directors in the nation. Born into a family known for excellence in ministry and music, Michael is from the city of Pasadena, CA. He grew up playing the organ, keyboards, and other instruments in his grandfather’s church. Michael began his career as a session and touring musician. He has toured with and played for Snoop Dogg, Faith Evans, Charlie Wilson, Juanita Bynum, Marvin Sapp, Mary Mary, The Soul Seekers, Dave Hollister, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Beverly Crawford, Tank, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Bishop Charles E. Blake, Bishop Clarence McClendon, Kurt Carr, Kirk Franklin, Pastor Norman Hutchins, and many more.
Michael is well versed in every style of music and takes pride in “knowing his craft”. As a producer, Michael has been at the helm of billboard topping, critically acclaimed releases. Michael Bereal wrote and/or produced ten songs on 2018 hit compilation, Snoop Dogg present The Bible of Love, he is the producer of the Grammy nominated 2017 Ernest Pugh release, Survive, and the previous chart topping Ernest Pugh releases, Hidden Treasures & Collaborations, Earnestly Yours, and Rain on Us; Michael produced the last four Beverly Crawford releases, garnering awards and remaining on the Billboard charts for more than 50 weeks. Michael has produces successful hit songs for Dr. Judith Christie McAllister, Mary Mary, Marvin Sapp, BSLade, Kim Burrell, Mali Music, John P. Kee, T.C. Bereal, Norman Hutchins, Snoop Dogg, and Bishop Rance Allen… the list goes on and on.
His exceptional ability to manage projects, connect with artists, and inspire a culture of cohesive creativity, has enabled Michael to continue to be a premier musical director, writer, and producer for A-List and up-and coming major and independent recording artists. He is the establishing sound behind hit songs, maintaining a decades long career of relevance and viability. In 2019, Michael Bereal added to his accolades, music artist.
Michael’s fresh creativity and musical inspiration touches thousands of lives weekly as he faithfully serves in ministry, as the Music Director and Worship Arts Leader at his home church. He has been called one of the most creative musicians of this generation. Michael continues to thrive, moving in excellence in worship and music, giving God all the praise, while enjoying the journey of living life according to purpose. With continued success, many awards, promotions, opportunities, and a list of collaborators that reads like a music industry wish list, Michael has established a sound that will remain for generations to come.