Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Jesse Montgomery

Jesse Montgomery

Director of Operations

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Jesse Montgomery has been the Director of Operations at the Carnegie Mellon University School of Music since September 2023. Jesse received a Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of Oregon, and a Master of Arts Management degree from CMU's Heinz College. Prior to returning to CMU, Jesse worked for the past decade in artistic planning at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, most recently serving as Artistic Administrator. A native of San Francisco, he can be found gardening at his home in Greenfield, running in Frick Park, or visiting one of Pittsburgh's breweries.