HaZamir Boston

HaZamir Boston

Conductor: Cantor Michael McCloskey

Coordinator(s): Francene Sokol

Teen Leader(s): Ness Burger, Benjy Sokol

Contact Email: Hazamirboston@yahoo.com

Rehearsal Day: Sunday

Rehearsal Time: 2:00-4:00PM

Rehearsal Location: Temple Israel of Natick

Address: 145 Hartford Street, Natick, MA

Conductor Bio: Conducting the new Greater Boston area HaZamir chapter will be Cantor Michael McCloskey, who serves as Hazzan-M’hanech (Cantor-Educator) at Temple Emeth in Brookline, MA. He currently performs with Kol Arev, a small ensemble composed of cantorial/rabbinical faculty and students at Hebrew College, where he is also a cantorial coach, and with the Bostonians Opera Company. Supervisor of youth activities at his temple, Cantor Michael is co-director of Emeth’s two teen klezmer bands and youth klezmer band. He enjoys biking and movies in his spare time.