Philip and Sarah Belz School of Jewish Music

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The Philip and Sarah Belz School of Jewish Music is a music school that focuses on Jewish music. It is part of Yeshiva University and its Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary in New York City. Classes are held in the Schottenstein Center on Yeshiva University's Wilf Campus in Manhattan. Courses include nusah hatefilah (prayer chant), cantillation (biblical chant), voice, piano, music theory, history of Jewish music and liturgy, safrut (Hebrew calligraphy), and Sephardic hazzanut (cantorial).

Cantor Bernard Beer serves as the Director of the school. Previous to him, Cantor Macy Nulman served as Director.


  • Cantor Gabriel Abraham Shrem (late 1970's)
  • Cantor Moshe Tessone
  • Cantor Joseph Malovany
  • Cantor Sherwood Goffin

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Coordinates: 40°51′4.36″N 73°55′53.02″W / 40.8512111°N 73.9313944°W / 40.8512111; -73.9313944