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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.


February 3, 2021: 7:30pm

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February 8, 2021: 2:00pm

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. Participants will practice this skill in conversation with one another across some lines of politica...

February 10, 2021: 1:00pm

Ancient & Modern: Notating Minhag AngliaPresenter: Dr. Danielle Padley

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The British custom of Jewish worship (known as "minhag Anglia") has been interpreted in multiple different ways. Said to have developed with the Chief Rabbis Nathan Marcus Adler and Herman Adler during the mid-to-late nineteenth century, th...

June 27, 2021 - June 30, 2021

Times and details to be provided soon! June 27-30, 2021 with the ACC Plenary concluding the session on Wednesday, June 30.

June 27, 2022 - July 5, 2022

ACC-GTM Mission to Israel

Tentative Dates are June 27-July 5, 2022


Want to create your own virtual choir video? This webinar is for ACC Members who have a relatively new Mac, Final Cut Pro and recording software (Logic Pro X recommended). We will go through the basic steps of creating a virtual choir video with Q&A at the end.

Synagogue Management

Talk on Singing Risks and Mitigation With Dr. Ed Septimus. Dr. Septimus can be reached via email here.

This session is open to members in good standing of the ACC and GTM.


Cantor Michael Shochet explains this technology to help make your Zoom services and programs with music more successful. 


The time to get started on making virtual choir videos for the High Holidays is RIGHT NOW! Judy Adelman Gershon and David Gershon will walk us through the steps of making physically-distanced videos for choirs and other ensembles.

Convention Programming

Hosted by David Shukiar. Presented by Joe Eglash and Cantor Leigh Korn