Amy Feldman Bernon was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. During the long winters, she would pass the time by playing piano and writing songs. She received her Bachelors degree from the Hartt School and Masters degree from Yale University School of Music. She studied composition with Martin Bresnick, Robert Carl, Jacob Druckman, and Libby Larsen among others.
Amy has taught music at The Taft School in Watertown, CT and at the Buckingham Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, MA. She is the founding director of the Alamanda Women's Choir and former director of the Litchfield County Children's Choir.
For several years, Amy served as the Connecticut ACDA R&S chairperson for children's choirs. She resides in western Connecticut with her husband, Jonathan.