Cantor, composer, arranger, choral conductor, and director of Vocolot ensemble, Linda Hirschhorn will co-lead a musical Erev Shabbat service with Rabbi Robert Saks of Congregation Bet Mishpachah, the event's co-sponsor. Hirschhorn has released two songbooks and eight recordings of original material; her songs and choral arrangements have been published in major folk anthologies, are performed by professional and amateur groups around the world and have been used in video, radio documentaries and dance scores. Linda has been Cantor at Temple Beth Sholom, San Leandro, CA since 1988, and was one of the founding members of Kehilla Community Synagogue in Berkeley.
(tags: Jewish music, Washington Jewish Music Festival, service)
Added by WJMF on May 11, 2008