A Boston native, Brenda graduated from the Boston Conservatory, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Music in Applied Voice. At The Conservatory, she studied classical voice with Grace Hunter and Iride Pilla. After college, she went on to study with Eddie Watson, where she focused more on pop and jazz techniques. Brenda has been a professional vocalist for 26 years, leading her own band for 16 of those years. She has performed over a thousand gigs, covering all styles of music including classical, jazz, pop, R&B and musical theatre. She has appeared at Symphony Hall, The Hatch Shell and on WBZ-TV. Brenda has been teaching privately in Lexington for the past 11 years.