Musician / Producer / Multimedia Artist / Tech / Web Mistress / Educator / Quantum Advocate
Meg Montgomery was co-principal trumpet with the NY Youth Symphony Orchestra, performing many times at Carnegie Hall from age 15 – 17. At this time, she began producing her first musical projects – a wind ensemble, big band and brass quintet. She studied at Eastman, Potsdam, Hartwick and Berklee before attending the Indiana University School of Music, where she graduated with a degree in Music Education in 1988. She fell in love with world music and moved to NYC to pursue that passion. Her day job was helping Wall Street to digitize its workflow, primarily Goldman, Sachs, where she cut her computer teeth.
After composing & producing Le Collage C’est Fou!! – her music debut in 1997 – she launched Electricmeg at the Burning Man Festival in 1998, presenting her electrified trumpet persona. She has produced and participated in countless festivals of avant-garde improvisational music and has worked with many high profile world music artists including Sussan Deyhim, Cheick Tidiane-Seck, Everton Sylvester, Kayhan Kalhor, Frisner Augustin, Arrow, Metropolitan Klezmer, Hassan Hakmoun as well as many high profile jazz and fusion artists.
Meg is a seasoned webmistress who is highly experienced in troubleshooting, networking, multimedia, documentation, and all aspects of production. She is also a writer, photographer, graphic artist, composer, painter, Quantum advocate, mother and visionary involved with local & global coalitions which are working very hard to birth the New Conscious Earth.