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is a dutch/spanish percussionist, composer and creator, musician with a long experience in the classic, contemporary and crossover scenes.

After his studies in Castellón with Josep Vicent (where he graduated Cum Laude), the Amsterdam Percussion group in the Netherlands and Emmanuel Séjourné in Luxembourg,  Monfort has established himself as a versatile musician who creates and works in a wide variety of fields. He has also specialized in South Indian rhythmic techniques applied to contemporary music and is a professor of rhythmic complexity, multi-percussion and chamber music at Percusons Percussion Academy (Valencia) and Art of the Collective Imagination (Izmir). Based in Amsterdam, he has been a regular contributor to Slagwerk den Haag since 2008 and the Club Guy & Roni dance company. He is a member of the Black Pencil, Duometrie and Postland, and collaborates with most top Dutch and Spanish ensembles and orchestras, and, as a soloist, in Germany, Denmark, China, South Korea, Turkey, The Netherlands, Spain and Austria. His musical interest and restlessness have led him to collaborate with various artists and groups, such as B.C. Manjunath, Shaun Tan, Veenfabriek, Raphael Vanoli, Arcángel, Timuçin Sahin or Louis Aguirre and a long list of composers. Alone, his proposals range from the Library of Noises and Sounds, with Jose Antonio Portillo; Earth, with Antonio Canales, Jorge Pardo and Eva Durán; Latitud Sud, Tales from Outer Suburbia, and, recently, La Reina del Metal, together with the choreographer Vanesa Aibar. In addition to his own projects, he composes for theater, dance and film. His compositions and installations are generally defined by a strong poetic approach and the use of spatialization of sound as a dramaturgical element.