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Great cantors never stop learning. There are always more skills to master, more questions to ask, more scholarship to digest, more melodies to sing! The ACC seeks to engage our members in the continual process of improving ourselves and our craft through a comprehensive program of professional development – and that program is centered here.

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

January 3, 2022 - January 6, 2022

ACC-CA-GTM Midwinter Retreat

Palm Springs, CA

Details coming soon! 

January 25, 2022: 12:30pm - 2:00pm - 2:00pm

Save the dates for this four-part program

January 25, February 8, February 22, and March 8, 2022

12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST

Moral Voices: Enabling white clergy to acknowledge their positional power and use their moral voices to address oppression inside our Jewish communities

For those of us who are white Jews, the deep...

February 22, 2022: 12:30pm - 2:00pm - 2:00pm

Save the dates for this four-part program

January 25, February 8, February 22, and March 8, 2022

12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST

Moral Voices: Enabling white clergy to acknowledge their positional power and use their moral voices to address oppression inside our Jewish communities

For those of us who are white Jews, the deep...

March 8, 2022: 12:30pm - 2:00pm - 2:00pm

Save the dates for this four-part program

January 25, February 8, February 22, and March 8, 2022

12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST

Moral Voices: Enabling white clergy to acknowledge their positional power and use their moral voices to address oppression inside our Jewish communities

For those of us who are white Jews, the deep...

June 7, 2022 - June 8, 2022
Convention Programming

We are excited to announce that we are planning an ACC-GTM summer gathering for June 7-8, 2022.

The ACC leadership team who spent time at the end of the 2021 Plenary discussing future gatherings heard your feedback that you want to be together! While we are committed to finding ways to strengthen our regional connections, you were clear t...

June 26, 2023 - June 28, 2023

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA: June 26-28, 2023 (ACC Board Meeting on June 29, 2023)

Synagogue Management

Covid-19 Vaccinations: Understanding the Legal Concerns and Best Practices for Community Outreach

Synagogue Management

While guidance is ever-changing, we are sharing information on the latest guidance for gatherings. We will review what we know now and how to take the best practices of infectious disease control and safety measures and put it into practice so we can once again gather and sing together safely.

How can we provide multi-access worship and communal gathering as we head into another season of complicated and ever-changing modalities of synagogue living? In what ways can we shift our thinking about space and time to be equipped to plan holistically for the many choices ahead?

Technology

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This workshop is a crash course in Sibelius with a focus on creating lead sheets. We’ll cover setting up new scores, basic note entry, and adding lyrics and chords.

Technology

This workshop is a crash course in Sibelius with a focus on creating lead sheets. We’ll cover setting up new scores, basic note entry, and adding lyrics and chords.

Politics

Join us for A Taste of Resetting the Table, with Eyal Rabinovitch: We will introduce participants to a few core principles and one key skill to support conversations across political divides/disagreements, especially on contentious issues.