High Holy Day Cantor, Cantorial Soloist, or Song Leader

Hillel at the Claremont Colleges | Claremont, CA, United States

Posted Date 4/11/2022

Seeking musical and spiritual leader to serve with Hillel rabbi for High Holy Day worship experiences. Hillel at the Claremont Colleges provides High Holy Day services on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur to nearly 800 Jewish undergraduate and graduate students across the Claremont Colleges, as well as Jewish faculty, staff, and community members. Worship style is pluralistic and egalitarian, and the community uses Mishkan Ha'Nefesh as their machzor. We are looking for a cantor, cantorial soloist, or song leader to lead services, and the responsibilities of the role can be adapted depending on their skill set and experience.


-Lead musical components of Erev Rosh HaShanah, Rosh HaShanah Day, Kol Nidre, and Yom Kippur services along with campus rabbi

-If possible, read or chant Torah

-Plan and design meaningful services in collaberation with rabbi


-2-5 years of service leading experience, previous High Holy Day leading experience preferred

-Basic knowledge of High Holy Day prayers, rituals, and themes

-Ability to collaberate with rabbinic service-leading partner

Job Details:

-Competitive compensation for seasonal position

-Travel, hotel, and meals covered

-Attend 4-5 service planning meetings during August and September

-In-person service leading for Erev RH, RH, Kol Nidre, and YK

Please send resume, and if possible recordings or videos of service leading, to [email protected]

Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Part Time Categories
High Holiday | Music
Organization Type
Hillel | University
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