Alan Montgomery

Categories: Board and Organization, Class of 2028, Current Board Members

A native of Vacaville, California, Alan Montgomery is the interim Director of Music and Organist of the Riverside Church in New York, where he plays weekly and oversees the administration of an extensive music program. Previously, Alan served as the Associate Organist at Riverside, starting in April of 2022.

Alan is a graduate of the Juilliard School in New York, where he earned a Master of Music degree while studying with Paul Jacobs. He holds a Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree from the Royal College of Music in London, where he studied with David Graham and Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin. While in London, he also served as Organ Scholar of Saint Mark’s, Hamilton Terrace and Farm Street Church.

While a student in New York, Alan was the Director of Music at the Church of Saint Thomas More on East 89th Street, where he was responsible for the musical direction of over 300 liturgies per year. At Saint Thomas More, Alan directed a professional octet, which sang a wide array of choral repertoire, with a focus on more obscure works of the 20th century.