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Cantor Deborah Katchko-Gray
December 18, 2019

The lights of the menorah remind us of the brave Maccabees who stood up Antiochus of Syria who persecuted anyone who practiced Judaism. Our existence today reflects a strong spirit to withstand the hatred and anti-Semitism that sadly continues to this day. Hanukkah occurs as the days grow shorter and darker- we light candles literally to light

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Cantor Nancy Kassel
July 15, 2019

A few weeks ago, The ACC & GTM held it’s annual convention in Atlanta. While the name and logo attached to the convention was a spin on popular culture: PEACH PERFECT, this year’s convention had less of an emphasis on musical repertoire. Instead, the focus was on how we can use our voices, our positions and our own actions to inspire others

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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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