Cassie Schmitt

NOLA Vox is proud to be under the direction of, Cassie Schmitt. Cassie is a full-time music director and choral conductor in New Orleans. Hailing from sunny Southern California, she received her B.A. in Choral Music from USC in 2017 (Fight On!), and completed her M.M. in Choral Conducting at LSU in 2019 (Geaux Tigers!). With an affinity for contemporary pop, jazz, and musical theatre, Cassie served as music director, principal arranger, and beatboxer for the USC Sirens treble a cappella group for four years, founded and directed a vocal jazz ensemble at LSU - ‘The Red Stick Riffs’, and currently can be found frequently music directing shows at Rivertown Theatres (most recently Disney’s Newsies!). Since planting roots in NOLA, Cassie has been teaching lower, middle, and upper school music and choir at the Louise S. McGehee School. She is an avid member and leader of the American Choral Director’s Association, currently holding the state chapter position of Vocal Jazz Repertoire & Resources Chair for LA-ACDA. Cassie recently debuted as a performer in the New Orleans music scene at the first annual NOLA Swiftie Fest as a featured singer and beatboxer! She is thrilled to excited to be collaborating with more local singers, celebrating the musical roots of New Orleans with NOLA Vox