Cassie Shankman

Composer + DJ, Sounds by Cassandra

Cassie Shankman is an Austin-based composer and DJ (@djcassandra_). As a composer/orchestrator, she has been recognized for her work with film, visual artists, chamber groups, wind ensembles, apps, musicals, and music therapy technology. As a performer, she’s played with musicians such as jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon at Lincoln Center, DEVO’s frontman Mark Mothersbaugh to indie-rock artist Ben Kweller for SXSW. As a DJ, she’s DJ’d for clients such as the US Women’s Volleyball Team, Madewell, Bumble, Wanderlust Yoga, Fabletics, Outdoor Voices, Teen Vogue, and Lyft. Cassie’s current compositional focus is designing and composing Biomedical Music™ integrated with biomedical devices for rehabilitation. As a proponent for music education, Cassie the co-founder for Picardy Learning, an interactive platform for developing music theory and musicianship skills. She was also recently an on-screen live performance consultant / teacher for Facebook’s show “SKAM – Austin.”