Our Cantor

Hazzan Kimberly Komrad

Hazzan Kimberly Komrad is the first female cantor to hold a pulpit in a Conservative synagogue in the history of the Baltimore-Washington area. Hazzan Komrad graduated with a master’s degree of Sacred Music and a diploma of Hazzan from the five-year program at the Jewish Theological Seminary’s Cantorial School in New York. Since then she has held pulpits at both Reform and Conservative congregations.

Hazzan Komrad’s vocal training was in classical voice and opera at the University of Miami, Florida. She has appeared widely in the United States and Canada and has released two albums, Voice of the Lioness: Kol Ha L’viah and Manny and Kim. Hazzan Komrad lives in Baltimore with her husband Mark, a psychiatrist, and her son, Ilan.

Hazzan Kimberly Komrad is featured on the Cantor Assembly’s newest CD, which was released in November 2012. To hear some of Hazzan Komrad’s music, visit her website by clicking here

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