Born in the heart of New York to a fashion designing mother and a father who served NASA as an engineer, Isabel is a versatile artist whose music has been loved by many.
After earning her degree from Cornell University, she pursued musical studies at Mannes School of Music and, afterward, second degree music major studies at Hunter College. Her private piano teachers include Xiayin Wang, celebrated concert pianist, and her vocal teachers include Edel Sanders and Jan Douglas. Isabel is based in Westfield, Massachusetts.
For over fifteen years, Isabel's ever-evolving and protean talents as a singer and pianist (with the organ and guitar as her secondary instruments) have called her time and again to a wide variety of music venues throughout the Northeast. In addition, Isabel toured extensively in New York City with her own band, Isabel and The Whispers, for years, performing from her own album of original songs for piano.
Among the extensive list of venues where she has performed are Columbia University, the Basilica of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, the Westfield Athenaeum and more, drawing fans and praise for her music, full of beauty, expression and soul in whatever genre of music she performs. Currently, Isabel, a member of BMI, is regularly booked for events including concerts, weddings, religious services, and corporate events. She is also a professional music minister for the Archdiocese of Springfield, MA. Most recently, she performed French art songs in Springfield, MA as a guest artist for the chamber concert series, Tres Classique, to great acclaim.
Other facts about Isabel are that she is a nationally certified piano teacher which offers her the opportunity to share her love of the piano and piano music with her students. In addition, her first chapbook of poems and songs, Heart's Eye, covers over twenty years of nature poetry and personal verse.