Brenda Handel-Johnson began her career as a piano teacher 24 years ago. She earned her Bachelor of Arts at Augustana College and a Masters of Music Education at the University of Colorado in Boulder . She is a member of the MMTA, the American Choral Directors Association and the National Federation of Music Clubs. In addition to her teaching schedule, Brenda is the organist and pianist at Bethlehem Lutheran Church and a member of the Great River Chorale. She was awarded Teacher of the Year for the Campbell County School District, Wyoming, and the Outstanding Young Woman Award-Wyoming.