The Power of Music in Enhancing Spirituality with Cantor Mike Stein. Mike Stein is a world renowned performer, composer, producer, and recording artist. He also serves as the cantor at Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills, California. January 10, 2022. 3:00-5:00.
A solo artist featured with Pete Seeger and Sweet Honey in the Rock on the Grammy Award winning, cELLAbration and nominee forDreamosaurus, Cantor Stein’s songs have been recorded by the late Patsy Montana and have been in movies such as “The Little Traitor.” He has recorded fiddle for artists such as Mary Chapin Carpenter and Tom Paxton. His songs have been published by Warner Chappell (We Are With You) and have played on thousands of radio stations world wide.
Hazzan Michael Stein became a Cantor in 2000. Since then, he has inspired congregants with his cantorial talents and has introduced a rich, new musical component to many of our services. He combines his rich Jewish heritage in New York’s Conservative movement with a successful career in music and theater. In addition to being a successful Grammy award winning singer, he appeared on Broadway in the original cast of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”
A former US Navy career officer, he played with the US Navy Band in Washington, D.C.‚ giving performances at the White House for 3 different presidents. Hazzan Stein has always maintained his ties to his traditional Jewish heritage. He has served as cantor at two congregations prior to joining Temple Aliyah and was awarded the title of Hazzan by the Cantor’s Assembly in recognition of his knowledge of hazzanut and Jewish ritual.
Hazzan Stein and his wife Kelley are the parents of three sons. The Stein family performs together in a group they lovingly call “The Rolling Steins.” In September 2014, Michael Stein appeared on NBC’s “The Voice” Season 7.
A special opportunity with Cantor Stein inspiring us with learning and song, is not to be missed!
Cantor Mike Stein
Cantor Stein with Peter Yarrow – 2014 Concert
This event is funded in part thanks to a grant from USCJ’s Pacific Southwest Region. We also received a generous donation from the Joseph P. Reardon Funeral Home.”