Coordinator of Woodwind Studies;
Assistant Professor of Clarinet
- D.M.A. Michigan State University
- M.M. Michigan State University
- B.M. Western Michigan University
Dr. Cassandra Hibbard is originally from Camden, MI and holds Music Performance degrees from Western Michigan University and Michigan State University. Her teachers have included James William King, Bradley Wong, and Caroline Hartig.
Dr. Hibbard is an avid performer of solo, chamber and orchestral music. Currently, Dr. Hibbard is the Principal Clarinet of the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra (previously Associate Principal Clarinet of the Mason Symphony Orchestra, Mason, Mich.).
As a soloist, the International Clarinet Association recognized Dr. Cassandra Hibbard for a World Premiere performance of a newly commissioned work, “Wouldn’t Harm a Fly” by Thomas Childs, in Baton Rouge, LA. in 2014.
Chamber music serves as a major portion of Dr. Hibbard’s performing schedule and was the focus of her doctoral cognate. Since 2015, Dr. Hibbard has been organizing the Liberty University School of Music Faculty Chamber Music Series, which features a performance each semester. Additionally, Professor Hibbard serves as the worship leader for her church, Life Tabernacle Church.