Art form: Music
CAPE Teaching Artist since 2023
Grammy® and Latin Grammy® nominee Renato Cerónis is a multi-instrumentalist recording artist and educator living in Chicago, IL. He began his professional music career in 1996. Renato has performed locally and throughout the U.S. He teaches music for the Chicago Public Schools. Renato has chaired the music program at Telpochcalli Elementary School, a fine arts public school in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood since 2001 to date. He taught Spanish at Lemont Montessori School from 2009 to 2020 to students from 3 years old to 8th grade. He was a Mariachi Instructor with the Chicago Mariachi Project teaching students ages 9-18 years old as well as at UIC College Prep High School from 2015-2020. He has performed and led workshops throughout the U.S. In 2007, Renato Ceron co-founded the Latin Fusion band “A Flor de Piel” with wife Marisol Ceron (Marisol La Brava).