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June 25, 2017

American Conference of Cantors stands in solidarity with all of our partners in the Reform and progressive Movements in demanding that the Government of Israel hold true to the agreements made in establishing an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. The freezing of the plan to build a mixed gender space harms Israel and its connection

June 2, 2017

ACC-GTM participants will have a chance to reconnect with our “greatest generation” of cantors upon whose shoulders our modern cantorate is built through a panel featuring some of our noted vatikim during the plenary on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

Moderated by Cantor Sarah Sager, the panel features Cantors Mikhail Manevich, Janice L. Roger

May 17, 2017

For Immediate Release

Schaumburg, Illinois – May 17, 2017 -- Over 200 cantors, educators, professionals and leaders from the Reform Movement will gather in Las Vegas for five days this summer as part of The American Conference of Cantors (ACC) – Guild of Temple Musicians annual convention.

The ACC-GTM convention takes place at the

May 15, 2017

We have all seen the posts on Facebook. “Does anyone have a suggestion for a song to honor my retiring Rabbi?” “Help! I need a song for Friday when we are honoring our executive director.” “Anyone have any music for Veterans’ Shabbat, Gay Pride Shabbat or Breast Cancer Shabbat?” Rarely does a week pass by when we aren’t picking our collective

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