Cassandra Luftspring is a versatile choral conductor and a specialist in working with young singers. She combines her artistry, passion for teaching, and knowledge of vocal development to create an environment that is both musically and socially rewarding. She loves enabling children of all ages to share the gift of music with each other and their communities.

Cassandra was recently appointed as Conductor of Vancouver Youth Choir's newest ensemble, VYC Kids, and is launching VYC's graduated musicianship training program for singers in grades 3-10. Previously, she was Associate Conductor and Director of Musicianship for the Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley, where she conducted choirs for children aged 8-18, directed the annual Festival for Young Voices, and served as accompanist for rehearsals, concerts, camp retreats, and the choir's international tours to Canada and Italy. She has also held conducting positions with the Toronto Children's Chorus, Mississauga Festival Youth Choir, Cantabile Choirs of Kingston, and others.

Cassandra is an experienced music teacher and accompanist, and an accomplished composer. She has been commissioned by world renowned ensembles including the Toronto Children’s Chorus and the Amadeus Choir. Her works have been performed by the Elmer Iseler Singers and the DaCapo Chamber Choir, among others.

Cassandra received a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Music degree in piano and composition from Queen’s University, where she also founded and directed the a cappella group "Momentum". Cassandra is the recipient of numerous awards, and a frequent participant in conducting workshops, masterclasses, and pedagogy courses.