High Holy Day Cantor

First Hebrew Congregation of Alameda Temple Israel | Alameda, CA, United States

Posted Date 5/16/2022

Temple Israel of Alameda is looking for a Cantor, or cantorial soloist, for our 2023/ 5783 High Holy Days services. We are a 104 member family strong, 102 year old, Reform congregation in Alameda California. Our services will be hybrid- live and on Zoom. We can, if desired, provide a piano accompanist.

Applicants from the San Francisco Bay Area are PREFERRED.

Salary- $5000.

Job Description:

Cantor will provide to Temple Israel the following:

  1. Pre-High Holy Day collaboration: Meet and work with the following constituencies to prepare and coordinate service content and music suitable for Temple Israel’s Reform HHD Services using Mishkan Hanefesh:
    • The Rabbi
    • Temple Israel’s High holy Day Committee
    • High Holy Choir Director- Josh Cohen.
  2. Determine, study and hone liturgy and music for all services listed below.
    • High Holy Days: Serve as Cantor for Temple Israel’s 2022/5783 High Holy Day religious services:
    • Erev Rosh Hashanah (RH) Sunday, September 25)
    • First Day RH (Monday, Sept. 26)
    • Kol Nidre (Tuesday, October 4)
    • Yom Kippur (Wednesday, October 5). Morning, afternoon, Yizkor and Neilah
  3. Attend one debriefing meeting with the Rabbi and selected members of Temple Israel (date and time to be determined).
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