MEET AFDP

Marisol Ceron

 

Marisol Ceron grew up in Chicago, Illinois in the Pilsen and McKinley Park area. She attended St. Xavier University where she obtained her Bachelors Degree in Education and her Masters degree as a reading specialist. She also attended the American College of Education for her Master’s degree in school administration. She currently teachers second grade in Chicago.   She strongly believes that education and the arts go hand in hand  “I hope to cultivate the love of education and music in future generations.” Marisol is the co-founder and front woman of the band “A Flor de Piel” where she composes original music, sings, plays the jarana, dances and co directs/manages with her husband Renato Ceron since 2007. She is also a founding member of Embrujadas Chicago, a  collective created by women for women that creates events that feature and aim to empower women in the arts.  

Renato

Renato Ceron is a multi-instrumentalist based out of Chicago. He has recorded and played with many different Chicago groups and is a Grammy® and Latin Grammy® nominee. He currently co-directs the band A Flor de Piel together with his wife Marisol Ceron, which was founded by the couple in 2007. Renato also teaches general music as well as Mariachi music in the Chicago Public Schools.

Sofia

 

Sofia is the youngest member of the group at 13 years old.  Her passions include singing, composing lyrics and music and drawing.  She plays cajon with the group, dances as well as interacts with the audience.  She is currently learning how to play the guitar and the jarana. She was born into A Flor de Piel.