Cantor David Katz

Cantor David Aaron Katz is a graduate of the Hebrew Union College Institute of Jewish Religion. He was invested as Cantor by Hebrew Union College in 1998. 


While studying in Israel he was engaged as the leading tenor in the Jerusalem Great Synagogue Choir singing under the Baton of Eli Jaffe and alongside the voice of Cantor Naftali Herstik. He has served as Cantor on Long Island and was also the Cantor of the Raleigh Hotel in the Catskills of New York. Cantor Katz has led services from full instrumental ensembles for Jazz Shabbats to large choirs of adults and children. His vocal and musical expression is built out of the desire to engage congregations in prayer with the use of voice, inspiring all people to join together as one. Cantor Katz is a member of the "The Three Jewish Tenors" along with Cantors Alberto Mizrachi and David Propis. He has sung with the Houston Grand Opera Symphony with Marvin Hamlisch conducting, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Pacific Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, The Queens Oratorio Society Symphony, The Orchestra Cammerate in Italy, The Pan American Orchestra Of New York, The One World Symphony as well as many other prominent orchestras throughout the United States, in addition to singing lead roles in Opera in the United States and Europe. He has appeared in Cantorial concerts in the United States as a guest soloist and artist. Cantor Katz has also sung the National Anthem for the New York Mets at Citi Field and the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum.


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