Mrs. Bresnahan is a 2006 and 2007 graduate of the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. She holds both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Music Education, with a concentration in Voice. While at SUNY Potsdam, Mrs. Bresnahan was active as a student conductor of womens and mixed choirs at the collegiate level under Dr. Rebecca Reames.
Mrs. Bresnahan is a member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), as well as the New York State Theatre Educators Association (NYSTEA). Mrs. Bresnahan serves as the Membership Chair of the Dutchess County Music Educators Association (DCMEA) and is beginning her pursuit of National Board Certification this year.
Mrs. Bresnahan has taught in the Millbrook Central School District since September of 2007. She currently teaches 8th Grade General Music, 6th Grade Chorus, 7/8 Chorus, 9-12 Concert Choir and vocal lessons. Her students are frequently selected for the All-County, Area All-State, and All-State Choruses. She is also the conductor of the High School select vocal ensembles, the musical director of the High School Drama Club, and the director of the Middle School Drama Club. Mrs. Bresnahan lives in Red Hook, NY with her husband David and two daughters, McKenna (5) and Riley (2).