Author: Cantors Assembly

‘Music is life!’ Squirrel Hill Cantor Moshe Taubè, once on Schindler’s list, in his ninth decade still singing

'Music is life!' Squirrel Hill Cantor Moshe Taubè, once on Schindler’s list, in his ninth decade still singing He is long past retirement as one of his generation’s most renowned cantors, a living link to Eastern European Jewish culture before it was devastated in the Holocaust that claimed much of his family. Yet Moshe Taube still can fill a living room or a synagogue or a concert hall with his rich, fluid, reverberating voice, conveying a sense of trembling before the divine. He sings when invited to chant Sabbath prayers at area Orthodox synagogues, or heart-piercing songs of lament...

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Save the Date for the Annual Western Region Mid-Winter Retreat!

SAVE THE DATE for Annual Western Region Mid-Winter Retreat that hosted by members of ACC, CA and GTM in Palm Springs -Jan 2-4, 2018.  This retreat is designed especially for Hazzanim, Cantors, Cantorial Soloists, Cantorial Interns, Cantorial/Rabbinic Students and Jewish Musicians of the CA, ACC, GTM and/or anyone who desires to be part of Jewish learning in a supportive and spiritual...

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You’re Invited to the New Jersey and Delaware Valley Regional Retreat August 20-21!

THIS COMING AUGUST, COME DOWN TO THE JERSEY SHORE! (This retreat is open to ALL cantors and cantorial students, regardless of affiliation; the concert Sunday, August 20 is open to the public) JOIN YOUR CANTORIAL  COLLEAGUES SING IN A GALA CONCERT LISTEN AND  LEARN  FROM  THOSE  YOU  RESPECT SEE THE OCEAN & OTHER  POINTS OF INTEREST Click here for the 2017 Retreat Registration Packet The New Jersey and Delaware Valley Regions of the Cantors Assembly are pleased to invite you to our 2017 annual summer retreat, which will take place this year “down the Shore” in Toms River, New Jersey. This will be a wonderful opportunity for camaraderie, fun and singing in a concert as well as learning from an esteemed colleague. Cantors Assembly membership is not a requirement to participate. The event will take place on Sunday, August 20 and Monday, August 21 at Congregation B’nai Israel in Toms River, the shul of our colleagues, Hazzan Steven Walvick (incumbent) and Hazzan Daniel Green (emeritus). You may visit the website of Congregation B’nai Israel at http://www.cbitr.org/. On Sunday evening colleagues will perform as an ensemble in a major concert called More Jewish Joy On A Summer Evening. Hazzanim Sheldon Levin and David Tilman will conduct, and we will be accompanied by pianist Dave Schlossberg. The audience will be members of our host congregation along with other residents of the local and...

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