Masters in Formative Processes in Arts Education from the Universidad de las Artes (Havana, Cuba). Bachelors in Piano from the Escuela Superior de Música (Mexico City).
Montserrat has obtained the following grants: Arts Council 2020 for independent artists, Theatr Clwyd (economic support for the PACMYC and the Culture Secretary of Mexico City), The Gerry Farrell International Music Education Research Grant Award (2019), Music and Letters Journal Music Education Research Grant Award (2019).
Since 2018 Montserrat has been a member of the Global Cultural Leadership Programme - a network of global cultural relations - sponsored by the European Union, Institute for Fundraising Cultural Mentorship Programme (London) and she is currently: Special Advisor at the Plymouth Music Zone (UK); Clore Social Leadership Programme, UK; as well as participating in UNESCO’s ResiliArt movement (2020).
In education: Montserrat has imparted courses on Piano, Wellbeing and Creative Projects for the Anahuac University in Mexico City (2016-2018), she is the co-author of three text books for secondary school music students for Ek Editores and she was invited to travel to Caracas, Venezuela to speak on the method ‘El Sistema’ - musical education focused on children and young people in situations of social disadvantage - in addition to imparting of music classes in various sectors of Mexico City registered as marginal and with a focus on community work.
Furthermore, Montserrat has worked in the production and management of numerous large-scale projects such as the Festival Arte Careyes (2016) and Premios Arieles (2016) amongst others.