Fabiola M. Mendez is a Puerto Rican cuatro player that has taken part in a musical movement, crossing over the lines of genres such as folkloric, jazz & Latin. A graduate from Berklee College of Music '18, Fabiola has worked and performed for artists such as: Totó La Momposina, Eddie Palmieri, Puerto Rican Symphony Orchestra, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Cucco Peña, and Pedro Capó, among others. She was a luminary at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and currently works as an independent artist all around New England, collaborating with organizations such as Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA), Celebrity Series of Boston, Hyde Square Task Force, PR Veterans Monument Association, and Agora Cultural Architects.
In her most recent album “Al Otro Lado del Charco” (2019), Fabiola reflects on the experience of being a Latina immigrant. Each piece of the album aims to take the listener through the feelings of nostalgia, joy, frustration, pride, cultural responsibility, and love. This album was considered one of the top 20 albums of 2019, according to the Popular Music National Foundation in PR.