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Beginning in your second year, you are eligible for placement in positions as a student cantor. One day is set aside each Spring for pulpit auditions. In cooperation with area synagogues, Cantor Dana Anesi, Director of Student Placement, will match you with a congregation. You are eligible for monthly, bi-weekly, weekly, and High Holy Day positions. In addition, you have the opportunity to teach music and B'nai Mitzvah in local Hebrew schools.

All employment arrangements between students and congregations are subject to regulations of the Placement Office of the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music, which must be consulted by students considering positions. The Director of Student Placement is there to both guide you and answer any questions you may have.