Cantor Roytman’s mission as hazzan is to interpret the prayer and to promote Jewish music through innovative quality worship and performance. He serves as cantor at Beth Hillel Congregation B’nai Emunah in Wilmette Illinois. Cantor Roytman is a member of the Cantors Assembly, the American Conference of Cantors, and the Chicago-Milwaukee Association of Synagogue Musicians.

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Cantor Roytman is an experienced conductor, arranger, and interpreter of traditional and contemporary Jewish Choral Music. He is a principal conductor for Kol Zimrah Community Singers, Chicago’s primer Jewish Community Choir.

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Cantor Roytman is a well-known performer and interpreter of Yiddish folk songs and songs of the Yiddish Theater. He often appears in concerts accompanied by Chicago’s leading Klezmer ensembles, The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and the Tum Balalaika Band.

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upcoming performances

  • July 10,11 2016
    Hudson Valley Resort & Spa Kerhonkson, NY
    North American Jewish Choral Festival

  • June 8 2016 6:30PM
    Beth Hillel Congregation B’nai Emunah. Chicago Premiere of Aminadav Aloni’s Oratorio “Ruth”
    Featuring Cantors Pavel Roytman, Benjamin Tisser, Susie Lewis Friedman, and soloist Laurie Akers together with Kol Zimrah Community Singers and members of Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra

  • June 5 2016
    TBD Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation. Concert of Jewish Music
    Featuring Cantor Pavel Roytman and Kol Zimrah Community Singers

  • May 25 2016
    TBD Congregation Am Sholom of Glencoe. “The Whole Megillah”
    Featuring Charles Troy, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, and Cantor Pavel Roytman

  • April 3, 2016 at 4PM Copernicus Center, Chicago. Sir George Solti Memorial Concert
    Featuring Cantor PavelRoytman, Anastasiya Roytman, Albert Igolnikov (CSO/Pro- Musica), Jon Bruce Yeh (CSO/Pro-Musica) and Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra.

  • March 6, 2016 4PM

    Temple Chai of Long Grove. Temple Chai Windy City Song Book Concert
    Featuring cantors Scott Simon, Pavel Roytman, and Susie Lewis –Friedman together w/Kol Zimrah Community Singers