Cantor Eyal Bitton
Cantor Eyal Bitton is a composer, lyricist and playwright who has penned several musicals and oratorios which have been produced in Canada, the United States, Kenya and China. He has also directed adult and children’s choirs in Montreal and Toronto and has been the Musical Director of Toronto’s Zimriyah, a Jewish children’s choral festival, from 2008-2017. Eyal served as Cantor of Beth Jacob Synagogue in Hamilton, Canada from 2009-2017. He’s married to the incredibly talented actress/singer Michèle Tredger, and is the proud father of one-year-old Miya.
Cantor Bitton has been at Congregation Neveh Shalom since August 2017 and assumes normal cantorial duties, such as leading services, overseeing the b’nei mitzvah program and taking an active role in pastoral and life cycle matters. In addition, he helps develop a musical culture of depth and breadth that benefits not only Neveh Shalom, but the larger Portland Jewish community as well. He has special expertise in developing youth and adult choirs and brings his creativity to generate exciting new synagogue musical programs.
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