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Heather Hoopes Seid

Caring for Your Spiritual Needs

As a Cantorial Soloist, Heather Hoopes Seid serves the many diverse  needs of her community. She is a teacher, guide,  and is always there to listen.

She will be graduating from the Academy for Jewish Religion California in 2023 with a Master's in Sacred Jewish Music and Smicha as a Cantor.

She is collects Yadayim and Jewish Hymnals and is currently singing through the 1914 Union Hymnal with Cantor, Cantorial Soloists, and singers from all over the country.

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Get to Know Heather Hoopes Seid

Heather is a well known Cantorial Soloist based in California. With a Bachelor's of Music from Boston University's School of Music she sings all musical styles from folk to opera.

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Upcoming Events

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Congregation Beth Israel, Flint Michigan

High Holidays, 2021

The history of Congregation Beth Israel dates back to the 1880’s and is the first permanent Jewish community in Flint, MI.

Heather will join with Rabbi Emily Holtzman to lead Rosh Hashanah, Shabbat Shuva, and Yom Kippur services.

Ner Tamid Synagogue


Ner Tamid of Poway, California is a progressive Conservative synagogue - egalitarian, innovative, inclusive, and welcoming - affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. We connect Jews to Torah and to each other, building Jewish community and identity in North County San Diego for over 30 years.

Heather will serve Ner Tamid Synagogue as Cantorial Intern for the 2020-2021 school year.

1914 Union Hymnal Project

Ongoing Project

Find it on any of Heather's social Media Platforms! Heather (and some wonderful guests) sing all 4 parts of each of the hymns in the 1914 Union Hymnal in order.

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Past Events

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Temple Beth El of South Orange County

January 24, 2021

Kol Isha Shabbat Service (KISS), is Temple Beth El of South Orange County’s annual, popular, inspiring, musical, all women-led Shabbat morning service. . Kol isha means both “every women” and “woman’s voice.”
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San Diego Master Chorale - American Originals

Spring, 2021

Widely recognized for its exciting, inspiring, and comforting performances, the SD Master Chorale is San Diego’s premier choral ensemble, showcasing more than 100 of the region’s finest singers. The Chorale was founded in 1961, and today continues its artistic ascent, collaborative programming, and community outreach under the leadership of Music Director Dr. John K. Russell.

18 So Cal Cantors - Akdamut

May 13, 2021

Akdamut is a piyyut from the 11th century, attributed to Rabbi Meir ben Yitzhak who lived in the Worms region of the Rhineland (Germany). For this video, eighteen Southern California cantors contributed to recording the ninety lines of Akdamut, using the traditional melody which is said to be a thousand years old.

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