Roger Montgomery studied at the University of York and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Anthony Halstead. Interested in contemporary music and period instrument performance he plays horn with many of the leading groups in both fields, and is a member of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
As a soloist he performs in the UK, Europe and Australia, giving Weber’s Concertino on natural horn live on Finnish Radio and Schumann's Konzertstück in the Barbican, Paris and the Lincoln Center, as well as recording the work for Deutsche Grammophon. He has also performed these works with the OAE in the UK and on tour and has appeared several times as soloist at the English Haydn Festival. His recording of the complete Mozart Concertos with the OAE on Signum Classics has been widely acclaimed including a recommendation as preferred period instrument performance in BBC Radio 3's Building a Library. As conductor he has worked with Jane's Minstrels, New Music Players, Endymion, Capricorn, BBC Singers and Avanti!
Roger teaches at Trinity Laban, the Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He was Chairman of the British Horn Society between 2009 and 2012.