Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Ramon Cardenas
This is Mr. Ramon Cardenas' first year at Redlands East Valley High School, and the start of his third year at teaching. He previously taught at Buena Park High School for 2 years. Mr. Cardenas received his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Music Education and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Biola University. Mr. Cardenas has a passion for instilling a deep love and understanding for music in his students. Under his instruction, his students and choirs have been recognized for their musical excellence across California, and have recently been featured under the tutelage of Grammy Award winning composer, Eric Whitacre, and will be featured under the tutelage of former Pentatonix member, Avi Kaplan. When he is not teaching, Mr. Cardenas works as a choir director at the First Congregational Church of Riverside, sings in a professional choir stationed in Orange County, and works as a freelance pianist. He has also worked in the areas of classical voice, opera, musical theater, instrumental collaboration, and the Yamaha Music Education System. In the little free time that he does have, you can find him at Disneyland, practicing the piano, reading a good book, eating sushi, or working out at Planet Fitness.