Benjamin Guerrero is currently an Assistant Professor of Music at Eastern Mennonite University and teaches music technology courses at James Madison University. Ben is also a PhD candidate in the Music Teaching and Learning department at the Eastman School of Music, researching online professional development, music technology in music education, and the perception and cognition of groove in popular music. 


Ben earned a Bachelor’s in Drum Set Performance and Contemporary Writing & Production from Berklee College of Music. He received his Master’s in Music Technology from New York University, where he studied video game audio, studio recording, mastering, audio programming, and researched audio mixing designs in iOS.   


Ben previously taught percussion and music technology classes at El Paso Community College in Texas, as well as various middle schools and high schools. He has presented at state, regional, national, and international music conferences, including:

• National Association for Music Education National Conference

• National Association for Music Education Eastern Division Conference

• Symposium on Music Teacher Education

• College Music Society National Conference

• Association for Technology in Music Instruction National Conference

• Biennial Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition

• International Society for Technology in Education Conference

• International Society for Music Education World Conference

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