A lifelong musician, family man, country boy, lover of Jesus, and storyteller, Monte delights in entertaining an audience; whether its crooning Swing and Jazz standards with The Leister Quartet, singing songwriter stories with Steel String Storytellers, making Christmas music rock and swing with Bob Cratchit and the Bookkeepers, entertaining kids and families or leading people into an atmosphere of authentic worship. Monte feels right at home behind a microphone with his guitar.
Monte performs regularly with his bands
-Bob Cratchit and the Bookkeepers
as well as solo performances as
When he is not helping to make music or ministry happen somewhere you can often find Monte in his favorite place, at home with his wife and their three children.