TEMPLE MICAH – HIGH HOLIDAY CANTOR/CANTORIAL SOLOIST
About the Role/Responsibilities:
Provide musical leadership for High Holy Day services which include: Erev RHS, 1st Day RHS, Kol Nidrei, YK Morning, Neilah (services are approx. 2 hours each, with no Torah or Haftorah chanting).
Work closely with our Rabbi, including rehearsals as requested, to create and lead meaningful worship services.
Share your enthusiasm for and knowledge of Jewish music – both contemporary and classic.
Support a few congregants to lead parts or do duets.
Be available to prepare worship with the Rabbi during the weeks and months leading up to the High Holidays.
We are an unaffiliated, egalitarian congregation in Lawrenceville, New Jersey serving the Jewish community of Central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania since 1969.
Our mission is to provide a warm and comfortable atmosphere where all individuals and their families and friends are welcome and can realize their own connection to Judaism, without financial burden.
We are a “part-time” congregation offering monthly Friday night services, weekly religious school, and holiday celebrations.
We have approximately 200 member households; having many that are interfaith.
HHD services are open to everyone and we generally have 200 - 300 people at each service.
The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville has been our home for the past 50 years and we worship in its historic meetinghouse.
Positive, welcoming, spiritual, flexible, reliable and of course musical are just a sample of words that come to mind describing you.
You share our vision to engage in joyful, participatory music and spiritually meaningful worship.
Your voice is warm, pleasant and engaging. It is a delight to listen to you and sing with you.
You are very familiar with HHD liturgy and have experience as a song leader in High Holiday services.
You are comfortable singing both traditional and contemporary Jewish music.
Please send a voice sample with your response.
About Temple Micah
Temple Micah is a warm, friendly, inclusive and comfortable community synagogue where all individuals and their families and friends are welcome and where everyone can realize their own connection to Judaism. We are an unaffiliated, egalitarian congregation in Lawrenceville, New Jersey serving the Jewish community of Central New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania since 1969.