International recording artist Lorena Isabell was born in Santiago, Chile. In 1990 she played a part of the academy of the Chilean Folkloric Ballet BAFOCHI introducing her to the purely folkloric world of Chilean music.
She was immersed in a cultural environment of social music called new song and new Chilean song that had been brewing since the 1960s. This music gained momentum and increased popularity in the country as well as abroad during the military government from 1973-1988. Her Background in folkloric music fused with classical music and Jazz came about based on the varied musical friendships formed during that period. In late 1994, Lorena traveled to San Diego, CA with her family. Lorena is very well recognized in the environment of the Latin Bohemian music in San Diego earning the love and admiration of musicians in collaborative projects as well as a loyal following of fans that have been attracted to her emotional and heart felt performances for the last 25 years.