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Guest Performer Biography: Cantor Elise Barber

By November 11, 2022No Comments
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Cantor Elise Barber will be performing with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra at our Joy to the World! concert on December 3, 2022. Tickets are available online or through our box office.

Elise Barber is a cantor and educator with an M.A. in Jewish Studies and ordination as Cantor from Hebrew College, prior to which she was a professional actress and singer.  She studied theatre and music at American University in D.C., at Manhattan School of Music, and at several theatre studios in New York City. Elise started her professional career as a child and was in the first Broadway National Tour of Titanic and also West Side Story Suite with New York City Ballet.

Elise has been a soloist with the Springfield Symphony and Zamir Chorale of Boston.  Elise currently works at Temple Beth El in Springfield; Congregation B’nai Jacob in Woodbridge, CT; and the Springfield JCC.