Ms. Montero obtained her B.S. in Music from the College of Staten Island, where she studied viola, violin and chamber ensemble with Dr. Olivier Fluchaire. Upon graduating, she was a recipient of a CSI Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music Performance. She attended Hunter College for graduate work in Music Education. Carmen Montero is also an alumna of the Staten Island Conservatory of Music.
She continues to perform in the tri-state area, and due to her extensive qualifications teaches piano and other instruments.
He has taught on the faculties of Brooklyn College, The 92nd Street Y Music School, USDAN, and The School for Strings, where he received a certificate in Suzuki Cello (Julliard).
He has performed as soloist, studio, chamber, and orchestral musician, in Mexico, and the United States, and with the Chautauqua Festival Symphony and Opera.