upcoming performances

  • Thu
    09
    Nov
    2017

    Kristallnacht Commemoration

    Featuring Cantors Roytman, Warschawski, Akers and Kol Zimrah Jewish Community Singers.
    7:00 pm at North Shore Center for Performing Arts in Skokie.

  • Sat
    11
    Nov
    2017

    Wintertanz

    A Klezmer Style Dance Party featuring Cantor Roytman, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, JKO, and Wilmetsky Orchestra.
    7:00 pm at Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah in Wilmette.

  • Sun
    19
    Nov
    2017

    Annual Chanukkah Concert at Self Help

    Featuring Cantor Roytman, Kol Zimrah Chamber Choir, and BHCBE Children’s choir.
    2:30 am at Selfelp Home on 908 W. Argyle in Chicago.

  • Sun
    10
    Dec
    2017

    Cantor’s Concert

    Featuring Cantor Roytman and Cantor Brian Shamash.
    4:00 pm at Congregation Beth El of Fairfield CT.

  • Sun
    28
    Jan
    2018

    70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the State of Israel

    Featuring Cantors Roytman, Burger, Kol Zimrah Jewish Community Singers, area cantors and synagogue choirs and conductor Mati Lazar of Zamir Choral Foundation.
    4:00 pm at KAM Isaiah Israel in Chicago.

  • Sun
    11
    Feb
    2018

    Divas on The Bima Extravaganza

    Featuring Divas on The Bima (Cantors Alisa Pomerantz-Boro, Jen Cohen, Magda Fishman, and Elizabeth Shammash) Also featuring Cantor Roytman and the BHCBE Children’s Choir.
    4:00 pm at Beth Hillel Bnai Emuna in Wilmette.

  • Sun
    25
    Feb
    2018

    Olga’s Dream

    Concert-Fundraiser in memory of Olga Koffman featuring Cantor Roytman, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and others.
    Time TBD at Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah in Wilmette.

  • Sun
    18
    Mar
    2018

    Cantor Roytman and Tatiana Melamed in Concert.

    Time TBD at Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah.

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Cantorial

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.

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Conducting

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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Klezmer

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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Services

Cantor Roytman also officiates at weddings. In addition to the actual wedding ceremony (the chuppah) Cantor Roytman offers pre-marital guidance and counselling to those soon-to-be wed. Cantor Roytman also offers his advice on all things musical including the music for the ceremony, the DJ or the band.

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