School of Music Visiting Artist
Ramon began his studies at the age of 12 and soon became a professional, having since worked with a variety of musical styles. Ramon holds a Bachelor of Popular Music at FITO in Osasco / SP and degree in History at Unicesumar. Ramon accompanied singer-songwriter Johnny Alf from 1992-2006 and recorded in partnership with drummer Alexandre Cunha in the video “Brazilian Duet - Overcoming Limits” (1998). Released with Gilberto de Syllos, the book “Drums and Double Bass in Brazilian Music” was released by Lumiar Publishing House and recently re-released by Irmãos Vitale Publishing House in 2003. His first solo album Boyya (Mix House), was released in 2000 and features guest appearances by Hermeto Paschoal, Mané Silveira, Sizão Machado and others. In 2006, Ramon released his second album "SAMBASÓ" and the DVD "Vassourinhas na Música Brasileira". Montagner’s third solo album titled “Atemporal” was released in 2012 by DG Productions. Ramon has traveled to China, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal and more for clinics held at conservatories and other venues from 2016-2019. Ramon Montagner is an endorsed artist Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals, Evans Drumheads and Promark Drumsticks.