Isabella Mendes graduated in 2006 from WPI with a degree in Civil Engineering full intending pursue an engineering degree.
She did begin her career in engineering but has kept returning to her passion, music.
While attending WPI she was very involved in the music program as a singer and pianist as well as taking music classes.. For her final project in HUA she composed a work in a Brazilian musical style for orchestra which was premiered by the WPI Orchestra.
Starting out as a pianist, singer, and songwriter Isabella has slowly built a reputation as an outstanding musician. Two years ago she was recognized in New Haven, Connecticut and featured as one of two female jazz singers brought in for a concert. Her current Bossa Nova Project has been receiving increased attention and success.