Brendyn Montgomery is an award winning traditional Irish musician based in Nelson, New Zealand. Brendyn is one of New Zealand’s leading traditional Irish musicians, playing and teaching flute, whistle and fiddle. He has an M.A. in traditional Irish music performance (1st class honours) from the University of Limerick. His album “Mountain Air” with Mike Considine (bouzouki) won the ‘Tui’ for best Folk Album of 2003 (NZ music and entertainment awards). Brendyn has performed at numerous music festivals in Australia including Woodford Folk Festival and The National Folk festival in Canberra. He has also guested at Auckland Folk Festival, Wellington Folk Festival, Whare Flat folk festival and The Gaidhealtachd in New Zealand. He is a frequent tutor at Ceol Aneas.