SARA ANDERSON – Cantorial Intern
Sara Anderson is a Cantorial Student in the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. A Tisch-Star fellow and recipient of the Rabbi Rick Jacobs Award in Innovative Worship, she is thrilled to be deepening her learning and serving the Jewish community through her studies. Sara is a Los Angeles native and grew up at Stephen Wise Temple. During her Year in Israel, she served as the Cantorial Intern for Beit Tefilah Israeli in Tel Aviv. In her second and third years, she served as the Student Cantor both at East End Temple in Gramercy, and at her home synagogue, Stephen Wise. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music; Vocal Performance from UCLA, and earned her Masters Degree in Vocal Performance from Mannes College, the New School for Music. Sara and her fiancé Peter are thrilled to be part of the Temple Emanu-El community.