Matt Austerklein brings Jewish music and its history alive in a way that speaks to modern questions of culture, leadership, and theology. Join him online or invite him in person.
March 3-7, 2023
Shabbaton & Purim with Rabbi Elyssa Austerklein
Temple Beth El, Rochester, NY
March 17-18, 2023
Irish-Yiddish Shabbaton with Rabbi Elyssa Austerklein
Temple Beth El, Rochester, NY
April 4-15, 2023
Temple Beth Sholom, Sarasota, FL
Wizards of Ashkenaz Performance, Temple Beth Sholom, (Sarasota, FL) - 12/26/22
Winter Residency, Temple Beth Sholom (Sarasota, FL) - 12/21/22-1/28/23
In Concert with Cantor Alberto Mizrahi, Temple Beth Sholom (Sarasota, FL) - 12/25/22
"The Secular Sulzer: Art Songs & Popular Music of the First Modern Cantor," presented at 75th Cantors Assembly Convention (Los Angeles, CA) - 11/15/22
Cantor-in-Residence, Temple Beth El (Rochester, NY) - 11/5/22-11/7/22
ZOOM Class: "Jewish Music & Migration, 1550-1650" Jewish Collaborative of Orange County, 10/9/22-12/12/22
High Holidays at Temple Beth Sholom (Sarasota, FL) - 9/25/22-10/5/22
"Rabbis Enraged: Cantorial Transgression in the 18th Century Synagogue" - Paper given at 18th World Congress for Jewish Studies (Jerusalem, Israel)
Shakespeare & the Sacred Text: A Midsummer Retreat, Jewish Studies Faculty (UC Irvine School of Humanities). 7/25/22-7/29/22
North American Jewish Choral Festival, Faculty (Stamford, CT) 7/10/22-7/14/22
Introduction to Eicha: Text & Trope, European Academy of Jewish Learning 6/9/22-6/30/22
Richard Briskin Cantor-in-Residence. Weekend, Temple Beth El (Rochester, NY), 4/1/22-4/3/22
Cantor-in-Residence., Agudas Achim Congregation (Alexandria, VA), 3/25/22-3/27/22
Online Class, "A Jewish Guide to the Orchestra" - 4-part series for Jewish Collaborative of Orange County, IVRIM Jews Without Borders, & Cantors Assembly. 2/7/22-2/28/22.
Lecture-Recital, "The Secular Sulzer: Art Songs & Popular Music of the First Modern Cantor." The Temple-Tifereth Israel, Beachwood, OH. 2/27/22.
Lecture, "Music Rising: The Story of the Early Modern Cantor" Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg (Heidelberg, Germany). Online, 2/10/22.
Lecture, "Music Theology: The Many Torahs of Jewish Music." Agudas Achim Congregation, Alexandria, VA, 1/13/22.
"Prayer in the Key of Jack" - Special Shacharit with the repertoire of Hazzan Jack Kessler for OHALAH Conference, 1/12/22.
Guest Cantor - Temple Judea (Fort Myers, FL) 1/8/22
Concert - Bet Shira Congregation & IVRIM Jews Without Borders (Miami, FL) 12/21/21
Lecturer, "Disruptive Innovations in Jewish Music" 4-part series for Jewish Collaborative of Orange County, IVRIM Jews Without Borders, & Cantors Assembly. 11/15/21 -12/6/21.
Teacher, "Songs of Ascent: Musical Paths To Healing After Tragedy" for 10/27 Commemorative Torah Study (Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh), 10/27/21.
Guest lecturer, H.L. Miller Cantorial School, JTS 10/20/21
Speaker, Book Launch for Encyclopedia of British Cantors (ECA) 10/6/21
Singer, Concert for Healing with Ivrim Jews Without Borders, 10/6/21
"Rabbis Enraged: Cantorial Transgression in the 17th-18th Century Synagogue" for Joshua Horowitz (KlezCalifornia) Jewish music series. Online, 9/27/21