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Heather Hoopes Seid

Caring for Your Spiritual Needs

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

She graduated from the Academy for Jewish Religion California in 2023 with a Master's in Sacred Jewish Music and Smicha as a Cantor, and from Boston University School of Music with a Bachelor's in Vocal Performance in 2007.

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 Cantor based in North County San Diego, California. She is ready and willing to meet you where your needs lie whether it be a wedding, baby naming, panel, or any event in which spiritual direction would enhance the experience for all.

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Congregation Beth Israel, Flint Michigan

High Holidays, 2023

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

Heather will be returning to CBI this year  to lead Rosh Hashanah, Shabbat Shuva, and Yom Kippur services with Rabbi Josh Jacobs.

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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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Contact Heather Seid

Whether you have a problem, a question or are just looking to talk, Heather Hoopes Seid is available to help.

Available for funerals, baby namings, weddings, and all your life cycle needs.

San Diego, CA

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