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2020 High Holiday Cantor / Soloist Needed

Temple Shalom of the South Bay (Hermosa Beach, CA) is an emerging, vibrant, inclusive congregation representing the face of modern progressive Judaism: Jewish couples, Jewish men and women and their non-Jewish spouses and partners. Blended families, singles, seniors, teens and toddlers.

We are seeking a High Holiday Cantor or Cantorial Soloist / Song Leader for the 2020 High Holiday season. Rehearsals throughout summer months with Rabbi and piano accompanist are required. We have four services in total and each are about 1.5-2.5 hours long.
Dates of services are:
Friday, September 18th – evening service
Saturday, September 19th -morning service
Sunday, September 27th -evening service
Monday, September 28th -morning service
Please be available at least 1.5 hours before and after each service for preparation / goodbyes.

The ideal candidate:
-is very familiar with HHD liturgy and has experience as a song leader in High Holiday services;
-is inspirational, warm, energetic, flexible with all ages and willing to be creative;
-will discuss and prepare worship with the Rabbi during the weeks and months leading up to the High Holidays and implement inspiring and enjoyable services;
-has access to a music library (or colleague) of traditional & contemporary Jewish music;
-is comfortable singing both traditional and contemporary Jewish music;
-is energetic, cheerful, and encourages congregation to sing along;
-can work with a small band for some prayers;
-can work with a few choir members or do duets.

Experience as a Cantor / Cantorial Soloist required.
References are required.

Duration contract
Benefits Your family members or friends can attend our services free of charge
Ad Posted On 2019-11-11
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Ad is posted for 120 days
Categories High Holiday
Focus Synagogue
Organization Name Temple Shalom of the South Bay
Job Location 1818 Monterey Blvd
Hermosa Beach, California
United States
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