Thank you to everyone who came to the 2017 Prayer Leader Summer Institute!

Watch for information on 2018 next spring. In the meantime, learn about our program on this page and fill out our interest form if you'd like to be among the first to get information about next summer's Institute.

Love to sing, play, teach, or lead Jewish music? Join us at the Hebrew College School of Jewish Music if you're a lay leader, clergy, student, musician or teacher—or just interested in honing your musical skills & expanding your understanding of prayer.

Featuring Jewish World Music Week
Study with masters of Jewish music of India, Iraq and Yemen, Sephardic and Ladino influences, and the music of Eastern Europe.

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Questions or information
Please contact Marcia Spellman or visit the School of Jewish Music website.

Basic Cantillation Class

Learn with accomplished musicians and master teachers including: Hankus Netsky, George Mordecai, Cantor Brian Mayer, Rahel Musleah and more.

Flexible options

  • Choose a few days, 1 week or multiple weeks
  • Individual classes run for 1, 2, or 3 weeks
  • Single morning master classes available
  • Courses available for credit or not-for-credit

Multi-day & multi-week classes include:

  • Cantillation (Trope) for High Holidays 
  • Cantillation (Trope) for Haftarah
  • Pedagogy of Music
  • Liturgical Hebrew
  • Accompanied Repertoire for High Holidays
  • Nusach of the Three Festivals
  • Liturgy of the Three Festivals

One day workshop: 
Singing Communities with Joey Weisenberg