Guest artist Cassandra Hawkins, violinist/fiddler/singer, is a 2016 Belmont University graduate where she studied with Buddy Spicher, Billy Contreras, Tammy Rogers King, and Alison Hoffman. Playing with artists Thad Kopec, Kirsten Arian, Pam Tillis, and others, Hawkins does session work, weddings, live shows, and much more. Originally from Indiana, Hawkins now resides in Nashville, TN. Her main focus is her band Hadrian that she does with Andrew Sears. A piano/violin/vocal duet, Hadrian is pursing a career in film and in the wedding industry. Hawkins is also currently apprenticing to be a piano tuner and repairer and is excited for her business to expand.