MUSICIAN IN RESIDENCE
Friday, March 3
7:00pm Musical ShabbatCantor Becky Khitrik, in concert with our choir and
community brings us an uplifting musical service.
Sunday, March 5
Beginning at 9:30am
Community Wide Event
Cantor Becky Khitrik received her ordination from Hebrew College (Newton Centre,
MA) in 2014. Originally from Washington, D.C., she holds a bachelor of the arts
degree in music and religious studies from Macalester College (St. Paul, MN), a
certificate of study from the Zoltán Kodály Institute (Kesckemét, Hungary), and a
master’s degree of the arts in religion from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music (New
Haven, CT). Cantor Becky is the assistant cantor and choir director at Temple Sinai
(Sharon, MA) and the education coordinator at Temple Beth Zion (Brookline, MA).
Cantor Becky also enjoys an active performance career as a klezmer clarinetist. She
has performed internationally and has received acclaim for her technical mastery,
warm tone, and unique use of vibrato. She has developed several models for Jewish
services based around the use of traditional nusach—prescribed melodies and modes
for Jewish services—and klezmer music.