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Cuatrista Fabiola Méndez's music reflects journey of acceptance and cultural pride
10.17.2023
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Fabiola Méndez's trailblazing didn't stop after she became the first Berklee College of Music student to graduate with a specialization in the cuatro, Puerto Rico's national instrument. Her continued artistry represents an embrace of her Afro-Latinx roots — and an invitation for Greater Boston's substantial Afro-Latinx diaspora to join her.

(Source: WBUR, Boston MA)

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El cuatro y el tiple boricua suenan en cortometraje de Disney Plus
10.08.2023
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La cuatrista puertorriqueña Fabiola Méndez participó en la composición y ejecución de la banda sonora del cortometraje “Beautiful, FL”.

(Source: El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico)

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La música puertorriqueña carga la nostalgia de la patria
01.23.2023
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Fabiola Méndez, pequeña diosa trigueña con las manos paridas de luz, es un destello de innovación en la música tradicional de Borinquen.

(Source: Acento, República Dominicana)

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Fabiola Méndez, con el cuatro como escudo para reflexionar ante los tiempos actuales
12.13.2022
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La destacada cuatrista repasa un año de logros mientra su agenda de presentaciones y proyectos musicales se mantiene llena.

(Source: El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico)

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Puerto Rican musician Fabiola Méndez displays mastery at Portland show
11.06.2022
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Méndez, who also sings, is considered a master playing the cuatro, a 10-string, guitar-like instrument.

(Source: Press Herald, Portland ME)

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Musician Fabiola Méndez on why Puerto Rico's national instrument is part of her
09.16.2022
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Fabiola Méndez picked up the cuatro in her youth and has been playing Puerto Rican folk music, both traditional and modern, ever since.

(Source: GBH News, Boston MA)

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Fabiola Mendez plays the cuatro: "If the mandolin and the guitar had a baby"
8.11.2022
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The first student to graduate from Berklee College of Music with a specialty in the Puerto Rican instrument, Mendez is now artist in residence with Boston Landmarks Orchestra.

(Source: The Boston Globe, Boston MA)

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La cuatrista puertorriqueña Fabiola Méndez rinde homenaje a sus raíces africanas
4.02.2021
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Su disco “Afrorriqueña”, disponible ya en todas las plataformas digitales, usa como musa la poesía de mujeres puertorriqueñas

(Source: El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico)

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