CANTORIAL EXPERIENCE

Internships

Congregation Rodeph Sholom

New York, NY

2020-Present

  • Co-Leads the Shacharit service with a Rabbi each Shabbat on Zoom; Self-accompanied on guitar and with digital piano tracks.

  • Tutors B'nai Mitzvah students and teaches trope cantillation classes.

  • Officiates at B'nai Mitzvah services both virtually (on Zoom) and in person at CRS.

  • Served on the Beit Din for a Jewish conversion ceremony.

  • Helped to organize and pre-record virtual High Holiday services alongside the clergy team during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Congregation Beth Yam Hilton Head, SC

2018-2020

  • Led High Holiday, Friday night, and Saturday morning B’nai Mitzvah services alongside the Rabbi.

  • Directed Torah study on Saturday mornings alongside the Rabbi.

  • Engaged in community outreach, making visits to nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

  • Performed concerts for both the Beth Yam and greater Hilton Head community.

  • Taught music to Hebrew school students on Sunday mornings and led the Boker Tov family service.

The Jewish Community Project

New York, NY

2018-2020

  • Acted as their first Cantor, responsible for creating musical cohesion between the religious school, B’nai Mitzvah program, and community services.

  • Served as a recruiter for the Downtown Jews publicizing events and engaging members for activities such as Shabbat Spirituality (yoga, followed by hors d’oeuvres and Havdalah) and the Young Influencer's Speaker Series. 

  • Worked as a community outreach volunteer for local soup kitchens and charity events.

  • Tutored students one-on-one, teaching them Hebrew prayers, Torah and Haftorah cantillation, and guiding them through the B’nai Mitzvah process while exploring the meaning and significance of specific Jewish traditions.       

  • Taught Hebrew to third graders, guiding them in workbook exercises and developing “decoding” skills.

East End Temple

New York, NY

  • ​Provided individualized tutoring for students, teaching them the meaning, proper recitation, and melodies of Jewish prayers.

  • Taught Torah and Haftorah cantillation and guided students through the B’nai Mitzvah process.

2018-2020

Temple Emanuel

Roanoke, VA

  • Organized and collaborated to create meaningful and musical High Holiday services alongside the Rabbi and Music Director.

  • Planned and performed monthly Shabbat services, taught B’nai Mitzvah students, lead musical programs such as the Holocaust Memorial Service, and engaged in community outreach.

2017