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Cantor Jonathan Comisar
May 13, 2019

COMMISSIONING NEW WORKS OF MUSIC:
SOME NOTES and BOLTS
by Cantor Jonathan Comisar

     One of the most rewarding creative endeavors in my music career has been the composition of new synagogue music, specifically as part of a commission.  It's exciting to collaborate with a cantor and/or synagogue community to create something

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Cantor David Frommer
March 4, 2019

For the past two years, the Ba’al Chazon Award for Vision has honored cantors for their work beyond their synagogues. Moving forward, the Ba’al Chazon Award for Cantorial Innovation will recognize creative and successful programming within our synagogues. The core of the cantorial role remains our expertise and execution of sacred music, but

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Notes Worth Knowing
December 14, 2018

The voting process for the new Officer Team of the ACC is now concluded. We are pleased to announce that the following colleagues have been affirmed by your votes to serve a three year term to commence with their installation on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Atlanta Convention.

Claire Franco - President
Seth Warner - VP of

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Cantor Jamie Marx
August 27, 2018

Every year, my family and I head “down the shore” (as we say around here) to spend a week relaxing at the beach. As we cross the bridge separating Ocean City from the rest of New Jersey I can feel the tension leave my shoulders, my heart rate slows, and a stupid grin spreads across my face. Maybe it’s the beach kid in me. The tang of salty air

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Cantor Jason Kaufman
August 9, 2018

Early this summer, I represented the ACC as part of a URJ delegation of clergy, protesting and bearing witness in McAllen, Texas to the atrocity of child detention centers. Alongside distinguished interfaith clergy from around the country, our intention was to shed a light onto the shame that is occurring and articulate our clear opposition to

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