has been the Cantorial Soloist at Kol Ami
A true product of the Reform Movement, its camps, youth groups, and synagogues, Dawn's love for Jewish music has flourished throughout her
passion for music was first nurtured and developed while both a student and teacher at many of the synagogue schools throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
Dawn's T'fillah and song leading skills were enhanced and enriched by many years as both a camper and a staff member at the URJ Goldman Union Camp Institute in Zionsville, Indiana, where she served as song leader for many summers, as well as her work as NFTY song leader.
Sharing and teaching music to people of all ages, from nursery school through to adults, has been one of the great joys of Dawn's career.
has created and developed music programs for several Jewish nursery schools in the city, created Junior choir programs, formulated music curricula for a host of synagogue supplementary schools, acted as B'nai Mitzvah tutor and coordinator, taught cantillation and Torah reading to students both young and old, taught song leading workshops for future generations of Jewish music leaders, participated in synagogue and community choirs, and led Kol Ami
in song and prayer for many years.
can also be heard on the children's recording, Channukah with a Twist by Eleanor, Dawn
and Dr. Dave.
A graduate of the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Judaic Studies with a minor in English literature, Dawn has always envisioned Jewish music as a facilitation of prayer, ritual, and education.
loves all things Broadway, baseball, word games, and Jeopardy.
is married to Barry and is the proud mother of two sons, Daniel and Kyle.