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April 20, 2017

Rabbis Larry Hoffman and Sonja Pilz will be joining us at the ACC-GTM Convention to discuss plans for an endowed Center for Worship and Synagogue Renewal at HUC-JIR in New York. The Center will maximize the impact of the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music and have important implications for congregational cantors everywhere. Larry and Sonja

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April 3, 2017

At the 2017 ACC convention in Las Vegas, we will be inaugurating a new category of awards.  Today’s ACC board members want to recognize the wide “range” of our members’ cantorial talents.  So we happily and proudly announce…

THE BA’AL CHAZON AWARDS FOR VISION

We want to highlight the broad scope of the efforts made by Reform

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April 3, 2017

Schaumburg, IL -- The ACC is pleased to announce the election of a new slate of Executive Board Members whose term runs from 2017-2020. Overseen by the ACC Nominations Committee, voting was open to all ACC regular members in good standing.

Re-elected Executive Board Members include Cantors:
Erin Frankel, Congregation Rodeph Shalom,

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February 14, 2017

2018 Competition Information

Financial prize up to $2,500 and a premiere in Dallas at the 2018 ACC-GTM Convention

Purpose of Award: 

  • The Intention of the GTM Ben Steinberg Young Composer's Award is
  • To encourage gifted young Jewish composers to create worthwhile and appealing music for Jewish
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January 31, 2017

(Schaumburg, IL) January 31, 2017—The American Conference of Cantors (ACC) issued a resolution today supporting equal pay for equal work for Reform cantors.

Despite President John F. Kennedy signing the Equal Pay Act back in 1963, today women earn on average 80 cents for every dollar a man makes and for women of color that gap is even

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