An Ohio native, Brenda studied vocal performance at The Ohio State University and Kent State University. She has been seen on both the operatic and concert stages. Also a cellist, Brenda enjoyed playing for many years in several orchestras. She has served as music director for many shows, including, for Outcry Youth Theatre, Newsies, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Little Mermaid JR., The Secret Garden, and Moana JR. Brenda is married with five children whom she has home educated for the past 18 years. She lives in Plano where she also provides vocal lessons.