“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. I was always told to use my passion as a career, and by doing so I would never work a single day of my life.”
Juan Miguel Gómez Montant is a guitarist and audio engineer. He has been playing his instrument for more than 15 years and has a long experience in the music business.
Being encouraged to develop his musical talent by his family since his youth, he was able to acquire a vast experience in different music genres. From classical to jazz, rock to pop, flamenco to blues, Miguel has always been looking for variable ways to live music, improving his skills and sharing his passion for it.
Some of his academic achievements are finishing a bachelor degree in Music and Audio Engineering, and a diploma in Advanced Audio. As a musician, he has worked with many local and independent artists from different countries in North America. His experience goes from performing on stage with his guitar to being seated behind an audio console in a recording studio. He has been teaching music and guitar for more than 6 years to a different range of students, from 5 yrs old apprentices to veterans in their 50s. “Music is all about sharing the emotion of being alive. Teaching music is teaching a way of celebrating life” Miguel has performed in different stages in North America, from little pubs to big festivals and theaters. As an audio engineer he has collaborated in different studios in Canada, worked for a big theatre in Mexico and recorded and produced more than 100 different recordings for different clients, artists and friends.
He is currently teaching in different places in Ottawa, working as an audio engineer in a recording studio, playing with different bands and being an active musician on the local music scene.