Cantor Evan Kent
Cantor Kent, a 1988 graduate of the Hebrew Union College School of Sacred Music, has served Temple Isaiah since his graduation. Before attending HUC-JIR, Evan received his BA from the Manhattan School of Music and an MA in Public Administration from the City University of New York. He is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in music education research.
Evan has concertized extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Israel. He has sung as a tenor soloist with the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony on numerous occasions and was proud to appear in the North American premiere of Shostakovich’s “From Yiddish Folk Poetry” with the orchestra. He has also appeared as a soloist with the Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale, the Kol Echad Chorale and Orchestra, the Novakowsky Chorale, and the Los Angeles Music Center Opera.
His one-man show, “Love Affair: A Jewish Musical Journey,” has been seen throughout the United States at synagogues and conventions and workshops. Evan has been involved in inter-cultural affairs through the production of choral festivals, multi-cultural workshops, and clinics.
He is currently on the faculty of Hebrew Union College and is the cantor for the school’s synagogue. Cantor Kent is married to Rabbi Donald Goor, his life-partner of more than twenty years, and made aliyah in 2013.
CCAR Press works include:
|Mishkan Hanefesh: Machzor for the Days of Awe||Mishkan Hanefesh: Machzor for the Days of Awe, Pulpit Edition
||Mishkan Hanefesh: Machzor for the Days of Awe, Large Print Edition