Benjamin Guerrero is a native of El Paso, TX. After graduating from Chapin High School, Ben attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where he earned his B.M. in Drum Set Performance and a B.M. in Contemporary Writing & Production. While there, he studied with Mike Mangini, Rod Morgenstein, Terri Lyne Carrington, Casey Scheuerell, Larry Finn, Kim Plainfield, Dave Samuels, Victor Mendoza, and Richard Flanagan. Ben then went on to earn an M.M. in Music Technology from New York University, where he studied video game audio, studio recording and mastering, programming audio effects, and researching DAW designs in iOS.
Mr. Guerrero taught music at El Paso Community College from 2013-2017. He has worked with percussionists at middle schools and high schools in El Paso. Ben has also written commercial music that has aired on TV and radio advertisements throughout the country. He is currently a PhD student in the Music Teaching and Learning department at the Eastman School of Music researching music technology use in music education, the perception and cognition of groove in popular music, and online professional development.