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Fabiola Méndez is a Puerto Rican cuatro player, singer, Emmy-nominated composer, and educator. Her artistic vision and original music focus on the exploration of her culture, her ancestry, and her identities.

Native to Caguas, PR, Fabiola began playing the cuatro, Puerto Rico's national instrument, at the age of six. Fabiola's mission has always been to share and celebrate the cuatro, folk music, and collective story-telling. In doing so, she's had the honor of working with organizations such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, Celebrity Series of Boston, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Fred Rogers Productions, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, among many others. She has also collaborated with many local and international artists such as the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Totó La Momposina, Pedro Capó, and the Boston Landmarks Orchestra.

Learn more about Fabiola endes at https://www.fabiolamendezmusic.com/

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Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band is one of the world's top klezmer ensembles. They have performed everywhere from Amsterdam's Het Compagnie Theater to Boston's Museum of Fine Arts and DC's Kennedy Center. Along with their eight albums, their music has been featured on television in the Netherlands and Brazil, on the Boston Jewish Music Festival’s compilation album. When they’re not playing klezmer, they can be found backing up such household names as Eminem, Hugh Jackman, Weird Al Yankovic, Amanda Palmer, and Chris Botti, and holding down the pit orchestras of musical theater shows across New England. Learn more about Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band at https://ewklezmer.com.

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Fabiola Mendez

Fabiola Méndez is a Puerto Rican cuatro player, singer, Emmy-nominated composer, and educator. Her artistic vision and original music focus on the exploration of her culture, her ancestry, and her identities. Native to Caguas, PR, Fabiola began playing the cuatro, Puerto Rico's national instrument, at the age of six.

Fabiola's mission has always been to share and celebrate the cuatro, folk music, and collective story-telling. In doing so, she's had the honor of working with organizations such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, Celebrity Series of Boston, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Fred Rogers Productions, Rogue World Music, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, among many others. She has also collaborated with many local and international artists such as the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Totó La Momposina, Pedro Capó, Andy Montañez, Danny Rivera, Chicago Philharmonic, and the Boston Landmarks Orchestra.

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