Christine Helferich Guter is a jazz vocalist and studio singer in the Los Angeles area. She performs frequently in LA and Orange County, and has worked with many legendary musicians including Joe Williams, Bobby McFerrin, Rosemary Clooney, Diane Schuur, Maynard Ferguson, Mercer Ellington, Lionel Hampton, and Mel Torme.
Christine works extensively in studio settings, and has sung on dozens of Hollywood soundtracks including Star Wars Rogue One, Sing!, Storks, Star Trek Beyond, The Jungle Book, Jurassic World, Despicable Me 2, Men in Black 3, and Spiderman 3. She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA, and is the lead singer in the nationally acclaimed vocal jazz ensemble, Vocalogy.
Christine is active internationally as a lecturer, adjudicator, and clinician, and has conducted numerous All-State Jazz Choirs. Christine is a member of the California Alliance for Jazz (CAJ), the Jazz Education Network (JEN), the California Music Educators Association (CMEA), and the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). She is presently on the board of ACDA Western Division as Vocal Jazz R&R Chair.
Christine is currently the Director of Vocal Jazz at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University Long Beach. She teaches private jazz and classical voice lessons, a solo jazz vocal styles course, has taught class jazz piano and jazz theory, and directs the university’s award-winning vocal jazz ensemble, Pacific Standard Time.