For Monte Skelton, music is a way of life. Whether he is performing live or composing an album, it’s very likely there’s an instrument nearby that he can play quite well. The University of Evansville alumni is a music educator at Evansville Music Academy, and performs music around the Midwestern United States. Along with his musical talents, Skelton is known for his kind heart and optimistic outlook on life, even through the hardest of times.
Through playing music festivals, private events, and local venues, Monte says that he has been fortunate enough to gain followers of his craft. Along with recording, mixing, mastering and producing four solo albums between 2017-2020, Monte has also performed with the legendary group The Temptations and jazz vocalist Sherrie Bias, and has performed for many other famous musicians and events. Currently he performs solo using looping technology and with the groups Loops & Rhythms, the Keith Farny Jazz Collective, and the Montourage.