Michael Brisentine graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with Bachelor degrees in Music Education and Vocal Performance. He was a member of the elite Chamber Singers and performed in such notable venues as the White House, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, and several concert halls in South Korea. They were also the headlining group for multiple ACDA conventions. He also was the music director for UMD’s award-winning a cappella group, Faux Paz, which advanced to the Finals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella his senior year. He was also a main arranger for Faux’s set in 2016, which awarded them 3rd place at Finals. Michael was recently awarded a CARA for his cooperative arrangement, Where R Ü Now for Faux Paz.
He currently directs all choirs at Chesapeake Senior High School including the school’s contemporary a cappella group, Evolve. In his recent time at Chesapeake, all his groups have received superior ratings at county levels and at Festival Disney. Evolve was recently invited to the DCINY Concert Series Total Vocal, directed by Deke Sharon.