Music plays a big role at Temple Sholom.
Soul-stirring and participatory, thoughtful and moving, music at Temple Sholom is wide ranging.
Whether you just want to sit back and enjoy a special music event or get involved, Temple Sholom probably
has what you’re looking for.
Shir Shalom Adult Choir
Our dynamic volunteer choir rehearses and performs pieces of differing levels of difficulty for the enhancement of our Temple events and worship Services. Please join us on Sundays at 11:00 a.m., when Adult Education is in session,for both the joy of singing and the camaraderie of our wonderful group led by our Choir Director Paul Dykstra and Cantor Aviva Katzman. Please contact Jason Lindner at 773-435-1533 or at Jason@sholomchicago.org if you are interested in getting involved.
Brementown Klezmer Musicians
The Brementown Klezmer Band meets Sundays at 11:15 a.m., when Adult Education is in session, to prepare for performances throughout the year. Our Klezmer Musicians are led by members of the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and made up of a variety of instrumentalist volunteers who can learn their parts from either the printed page or recordings. Please contact Jason Lindner at 773-435-1533 or at Jason@sholomchicago.org if you'd like to get involved.
Musical Opportunities for Youth
Temple Sholom offers numerous ways for Children, Tweens, and Teens to join in the music making. Based on interest, the Temple has hosted a Children's Choir, A Tween/Teen Klezmer band, and a yearly Shofar choir for Rosh Hashanah. In addition, many young people are often included in chanting and singing for Shabbat and High Holy Day Services.
Special Musical Events
The Temple is often host to visting musical ensembles both vocal and instrumental. Over the years we have enjoyed performances by such musicians as Danny Maseng, The Soul Children of Chicago, Dan Nichols, Shir Appeal and many others.
Contact Cantor Aviva Katzman
Inquire about B'nai Mitzvah Chanting/Trope instruction or Service Liturgy