Alumni

SJM Alumni

Students who become ordained through the School of Jewish Music are eligible for membership in both the Cantors Assembly and the American Conference of Cantors. These memberships in the largest professional cantorial associations give graduates access to the leading cantorial placement services. All of our graduates have found meaningful employment in full-time and part-time positions.

Following is a partial list of School of Jewish Music alumni who are making an impact in their respective communities:

Stephen Abromowitz, MJEd'08, Can'08
Cantor
Temple Ner Tamid
Peabody, Mass.
Michael McCloskey, MJEd'11, Can'07
Cantor-Educator
Temple Emeth
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Elise Barber, MAJS'11, Can'11
Cantor
Temple Beth El
Springfield, Mass.
Shana Onigman, MJEd'07, Can'07
Cantor
Congregation B'nai Israel
Basking Ridge, N.J.
Sharon Citrin, Cert'05, MJEd'09, Can'09
Cantor
Beth El Synagogue
Southbury, Conn.
Jeri Nagler Robins, MJEd'13, Can'13
Cantor and Director of Education
Temple Beth Shalom
Peabody, Mass.
Hinda Eisen, MAJS'14, Can'14
Cantor-Educator
Ohr Kodesh Congregation
Chevy Chase, Md.
Nancy Sargon-Zarsky, MAJS'08, Can'08
B'nei Mitzvah Tutor
Temple Beth Elohim
Wellesley, Mass.
Idan Irelander, MJEd'09, Can'09
Music Director
Temple Emanuel
Andover, Mass.
Henry Shapiro, MJEd'12, Can'12
Kol-Bo
Parkway Jewish Center
Pittsburgh
Marcie Jonas, Can'10
Cantor
Temple Beth Shalom
Needham, Mass.
Kimberly Singer, MJEd'09, Can'09
Cantor
Temple Sinai
Worcester, Mass.
Rebecca Wexler Khitrik, MAJS'14, Can'14
Assistant Cantor and Choir Director
Temple Sinai
Sharon, Mass.
Linda Sue Sohn, Cert'06, MJEd'07, Can'07
Cantor and Co-Spiritual Leader
Temple Emanuel
Marlborough, Mass.
Lisa Kipen-Hershenson, MJEd'14, Can'14
Cantorial Soloist
Congregation Shir Chadash
LaGrangeville, N.Y.
Sarra Spierer, Cert'07, MJEd'07, Can'07
Cantor and Pastoral Associate
Congregation Beth Elohim
Acton, Mass.
Richard Lawrence, MJEd'14, Can'14
Cantor
Temple Emanu El
Orange Village, Ohio

Lynn Torgove, MAJS'11, Can'12
Head of Vocal Arts and Adjunct Professor of Music
Hebrew College
Newton Centre, Mass.

Cantor
Temple Emanu-el
Marblehead, Mass.

Kevin Margolius, MAJS'12, Can'13
Cantor-Educator
Temple Beth Tikvah
Madison, Conn.