Cantor Nancy Kassel

Cantor Nancy Kassel joined Temple Beth Tikvah in 1997.  She earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Georgia State University and her Master’s degree from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion: School of Sacred Music. Before coming to Temple Beth Tikvah she served as cantor for Temple Sinai in Oakland, CA.  Cantor Kassel is featured on “A Solo Collection:  Music of Stephen Richards”, published by Transcontinental Music Publications, and contributed to “Divrei Shir, Words of Song:  A Curriculum for the Study of Synagogue Music” a joint publication of the American Conference of Cantors and the URJ.  She has served on the URJ Worship, Music and Religious Living committee and currently serves on a Placement Advisory Committee for the American Conference of Cantors.  Cantor Kassel has performed extensively in cantorial concerts with her colleagues around the country.

At Temple Beth Tikvah, Cantor Kassel works closely with Rabbi Fred Greene in all areas of synagogue life, co-officiating worship services and many life cycle events observed and celebrated by members of the congregation. She is an integral part of the Religious School and  adult learning initiatives.  Cantor Kassel oversees B’nei Mitvah tutoring as well as the TBT Adult and Jr. choirs.

Cantor Kassel enjoys spending time with extended family in the Atlanta, where she was raised, and is grateful to be a  ‘mom’ to her son Jacob.

 

Read Cantor Kassel's Personal Statement

Cantor Kassel's Music Recommendations

You can reach Cantor Kassel at cantorkassel@bethtikvah.com