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Meet Our Director

Cassie Benedict

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Cassie Benedict is beginning her 3rd year as orchestra director in Bexley, teaching grades 4 through 12. She taught orchestra previously for 8 years at Brookpark Middle School, Park Street Intermediate School and Holt Crossing Intermediate Schools in South-Western City Schools in Grove City, Ohio. She performs with and manages the Bexley String Quartet and has been teaching through her private cello studio for 15 years.

Benedict began playing the cello at age 10. Benedict participated in multiple musical ensembles during high school where she learned to love Classical, Bluegrass and Irish music. She performed as a cellist in the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra for two seasons and was fortunate enough to travel to China with the orchestra after high school.

From 2005-2009, Benedict attended Capital University's Conservatory of Music where she studied with cellist Nancy Moore. During college, she worked as Operations Coordinator for the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra and Columbus All City Orchestra. Benedict also served as the President of the Student Advisory Board with the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra. She completed a full arts administration internship in addition to her degree, serving as Intern with the Educational Outreach and Operations Manager for the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra.

Also during her time at Capital University, Benedict earned her certification for Suzuki cello and taught with Suzuki Music at Capital for two years. In addition, she worked as Secretary for Music Education Department Chair, James Swearingen. In 2009, Benedict graduated from Capital University with a degree in music education, specializing in string pedagogy. In 2012, she completed her Master’s Degree in Education Administration from the University of Scranton and has her Principal’s License.

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October 2019

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  • HS CHOIR
  • BMP Social Mixer
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  • HS BAND
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  • OrthopedicOne Spirit Sprint 5K
  • HS CHOIR
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  • Levy Discussion
  • MS/HS ORCH
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  • HS BAND
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  • HS BAND
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  • MS CHOIR
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  • MS BAND
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  • HS BAND
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  • CHOIR V.E.
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  • MS/HS JAZZ
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  • HS BAND
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