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Upcoming Events

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.

Congregation Beth Israel, Flint Michigan

Ner Tamid Synagogue

2020-2021

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.

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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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Eicha: A Reading of Lamentations

July 17, 2021

AJRCA Alumna Rabbi Susan Goldberg gives a brief introduction to Eicha and the importance of Tisha B'Av, and twenty-six cantorial alums, students, and faculty of AJRCA chant the book of Lamentations.

https://youtu.be/z8RBrOiCy40

Akdamut 2021: 18 So Cal Cantors

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.

https://youtu.be/VMX1tDml9Yo

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.

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AJRCA 2021 Graduation Videos

June, 2021

The Cantorial Students of AJRCA celebrate the class of 2021 in song:

Shehecheyanu - https://youtu.be/BtFdqS-qMaA

Le'ellah - https://youtu.be/RPVdL6q9Tss

L'dor Vador - https://youtu.be/4ShChK1uGRI

V'al Kulam - https://youtu.be/-qP-NDdUfxM