Fabiola Méndez Quartet
Flora Campesina

Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center

Fabiola Méndez, the Boston Music Awards 2023 Latin Artist of the Year, blends Folk, Afro-Caribbean, and Jazz to create a sound all her own on the ten-string Puerto Rican cuatro.

Fabiola and her band present new and original music from their latest release, Flora Campesina, merging traditional Puerto Rican sounds and folklore with upbeat grooves and contemporary influences. 

Artist Bio

Fabiola Méndez is a Puerto Rican cuatro player, singer, educator, and Emmy-nominated composer that has taken part in a musical movement, crossing over the lines of genres such as Folk, Afro-Caribbean & Jazz. Recognized as the Latin Artist of the Year 2023 by the Boston Music Awards, her artistic vision and original music focus on the exploration of culture, ancestry, and identity, inviting the listener to embrace how the power of music and storytelling can unify us.

After becoming the first graduate from Berklee College of Music to play the Puerto Rican cuatro as a principal instrument (2018), Fabiola focuses on performing and composing, traveling with her trio to national and international festivals. She has received numerous awards, including the Quincy Jones Award, the Brother Thomas Fellowship, ASCAP Lucille and Jack Yellen Award 2022 and a Children's and Family Emmy nomination for Outstanding Interactive Media in 2023. 

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