HaZamir DC

HaZamir DC

Conductor: Cantor Rhoda Harrison

Coordinator(s): Cheryl Troy

Teen Leader(s): Ariel Troy

Contact Email: hazamirdc@gmail.com

Contact Phone:

Rehearsal Day: Sunday

Rehearsal Time: 6-8 PM

Rehearsal Location: JCC of Greater Washington

Address: 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD

Conductor Bio: Cantor/Dr. Rhoda J. Harrison has worked as a synagogue cantor in the Baltimore Reform community for well over 20 years and is a founding board member of The BEIT-RJ, Baltimore’s Community High School program for teens grades 8-12.  In addition to her synagogue work, Cantor/Dr. Harrison has served on the adjunct faculty of Loyola University and the Baltimore Hebrew University and maintains a vocal studio. She has performed locally with The Handel Choir of Baltimore, at The Gordon Center in Owings Mills, and at Friedberg Hall of The Peabody Conservatory. Cantor/Dr. Harrison received her Masters in Sacred Music and Cantorial Ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC) after studying at both the New York and Jerusalem campuses and received her Doctorate in Jewish Studies from the Baltimore Hebrew Institute of Towson University (formally Baltimore Hebrew University).   Cantor/Dr. Harrison is taking a break from pulpit work after 16 years of service - including 8 as Kol Bo - at Temple Emanuel of Baltimore, and she is looking forward to getting to know everyone in HaZamir D.C.!