Cassie Luftspring is a versatile choral conductor, composer, soprano, and pianist. She is currently Conductor of Vancouver Youth Choir’s VYC Kids, and Vancouver Children’s Choir’s Caritas. She is also a Teaching Artist for Vancouver Opera’s Project Opera program. She has held conducting positions with Pacifica Singers, the Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley, the Toronto Children’s Chorus, the Mississauga Festival Youth Singers, and the Cantabile Choirs of Kingston, among others. As a professional choral singer, she has performed with various local groups including musica intima and Players and Singers, and with the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum. A seven-time winner of the Amadeus Choir’s Songwriting Competition, Cassie’s compositions and arrangements have been commissioned and performed by ensembles throughout North America. A recipient of numerous academic awards, Cassandra received a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from the University of Toronto, and a degree in piano and composition from Queen’s University.