SAM MONTGOMERY PIANO & GUITAR TEACHER
Sam "Monty" Montgomery is a graduate of the University of Auckland Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance (2018). Sam started learning to play the piano at age 6, and picked up guitar at age 10. He soon developed an enthusiasm for rock music and riffs, and started playing in bands from age 11 as a frontman singer and guitarist.
Between 2017 and 2019 he toured New Zealand as a drummer with Dunedin originating band 'The Shambles' and performing at various music festivals including Rhythm and Vines, Tuki Festival and Nest Fest. He has played regular guitar duo gigs in Auckland with former teacher Ben Jurisich in Los Gitanos, performing an array of challenging jazz, flamenco, gypsy, and pop repertoire.
Sam is a jack of all trades, and a master of many! An incredibly well rounded musician and teacher, Sam is a very popular teacher among Encore students.