Morten Lauridsen Festival Recap

On October 20th, I sang for Morten Lauridsen’s Lecture Recital where I had the opportunity of employing of my favorite “under pressure” techniques. Video included!

The rest of the day included a separate audition, mass choral concert, and ended with Lauridsen singing my music and gifting me his bouquet. It was a special day all around!

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Introducing the Euphony Ensemble

This October, Cassandra is excited to be joining a new professional choir of Arizona State alumni called the Euphony Ensemble, directed by Dr. David Schildkret. Their with inaugural concert series, Oktoberfest, will feature the love songs, waltzes, and polkas by Brahms and PDQ Bach.

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Lorelai Premier

Cassandra will be premiering a new chamber opera written and composed by William Clay on August 25th, 2018.

My character, Lorelai, was inspired by incredible autistic students of the composer, and is actually sung by two mezzo sopranos: one representing her outward facing self, and the other, her inner and perhaps, truer self.

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