Our Cantorial Soloist

Cantorial Soloist Position

Temple B’nai Israel of Easton, Maryland is seeking an energetic Cantorial Soloist to work on a part-time basis with our Rabbi as an integral part of the Temple’s worship and religious education leadership.

The Cantorial Soloist will create an environment in which music enriches our worship and celebrations and invites all congregants to participate in our services. We seek a Cantorial Soloist who also will help guide our religious school students in all phases of their religious education.

Temple B’nai Israel, founded in 1950, is an active Reform Congregation that is responsive to the needs of all Jews living on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. In June 2018, Temple B’nai Israel will open the doors of its new Temple, the Satell Center for Jewish Life on the Eastern Shore, thus continuing to expand the Temple’s reach into the Jewish community. Temple B’nai Israel is seen as a leadership institution within Easton and Talbot County.
Core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Participation in Sabbath evening and morning worship services; one service is scheduled each week on a rotating basis.
  • Officiate with our Rabbi at High Holy Day services.
  • Participate at b’nai mitzvah, Confirmation & congregational holiday observances.
  • Help tutor b’nai mitzvah students & participate in other Religious School activities.
  • Conduct Sabbath services when the Rabbi is absent.
  • Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of traditional & contemporary Jewish liturgy, including nusach for Shabbat and High Holy Days.
  • Knowledge of music, especially vocal talent and skill.
  • Prior experience or training as a Cantorial Soloist or similar work experience.
  • Knowledge of contemporary Jewish music & services.
  • Experience in organizing vocal groups is a plus.

We are looking to fill this position by May 15, 2018. Interested candidates should send a resume with cover letter and sample recording to:

Cantorial Soloist Position
Temple B’nai Israel 101 West Earle Avenue
Easton, MD 21601

Please visit the Temple’s website: www.bnaiisraeleaston.org
Contact: Rabbi Peter E. Hyman (410) 822.0553