Christina Guerrero (apprentice 1) is studying for her master's degree in steelpan at NIU. She has a bachelor's degree in flute and piccolo from NIU. Her NIU professors have been Peter Middleton (flute) and Liam Teague (steelpan). She has been a member of the NIU Steelband for five years. As a flutist, she was a member of the NIU Wind Ensemble and the NIU Philharmonic. She has experience playing a wide variety of steelpans and experience in arranging and coaching.