Cantor Lauren Adesnik

Originally from California, Cantor Lauren Adesnik graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in music and vocal arts performance and was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 2013. As a student cantor, she has served congregations in Connecticut and New Jersey.

Cantor Lauren has been the cantor of Temple Emanu-El of Greater Atlanta since 2013. During her time there, she has developed adult and junior choirs, mentored teen singers, produced a concert series of various genres, incorporated musical congregants into worship and musical programs, revived the synagogue’s parody troupe, and fostered musical experiences in the greater Atlanta Jewish community.

She also has soloed with the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra and with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, bringing Jewish classical music, musical theater, and Yiddish music to metro Atlanta.