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Meet One of Our Cantorial Candidates, Cantor Adam Davis

Friday, April 12th through Sunday, April 14th
Please join us to meet one of our cantorial candidates, Cantor Adam Davis. We will have several opportunities for you to get to know the Cantor throughout the weekend. Cantor Davis will be accompanied by his partner, Amanda Scuder. We hope you can join us!

Friday, April 12th • 6:30pm
Cantor Davis will co-lead our Shir Shabbat service with Rabbi Spector in the Main Sanctuary. Immediately following services, you're invited to stay for a Shabbat dinner in the Social Hall and get a chance to mingle with the Cantor.
Register for dinner by Thursday, April 11th
Kol Ami Members: $10 per adult / $5 per child ages 3–12 • Guests: $15 per adult / $10 per child ages 3–12

Saturday, April 13th • 1:30pm
Cantor Davis and Rabbi Spector will lead a Shabbat Mincha service, which will include the baby naming ceremony for the daughter of Melissa Jensen and Michael Weidner, along with Torah and Haftarah. Join us for a town hall with Cantor Davis following the service.

Please note there is a B'nai Mitzvah service in the morning celebrating Josh and Molly Baron. Cantor Brown-Levy, who has worked with the twins, will be co-officiating with Rabbi Spector. 

Sunday, April 14th • 9:00am/11:00am
At 9:00am Cantor Davis will lead religious school students in tefilah (parents and congregants are welcome). At 11:00am all are invited to a town hall with Cantor Davis.

Please share questions and comments with the Cantor Search Committee

Cantor Adam Davis

About Cantor Adam Davis
Cantor Adam Davis is a seasoned Jewish communal professional dedicated to connecting people to our heritage through music, arts, and culture. He has served in Cantorial roles for congregations and communities in New York, Illinois, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. 

In addition to musical leadership on the bimah, he enjoys working with students rising to adulthood in preparation for B'nai Mitzvah and beyond. He also likes to accompany matured adults and help them take the next steps on their Jewish journey, whatever that may be.

Cantor Davis enjoys performing in and presenting concerts, which he did for a decade as the founder of KFAR Jewish Arts Center, a leading voice for new Jewish culture in Chicago.

He was named a “Trailblazer” by B'nai Brith Magazine in 2005, and have been featured in articles in The Forward, Chicago Reader, Chicago Tribune, Na’amat Magazine, Chicago Jewish News, and Washington Jewish Week.

Cantor Davis graduated from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a BFA in Musical Theatre and from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion's Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music. He is a member of the American Conference of Cantors (ACC).

RSVP for Shabbat Dinner to Meet Cantor Davis

Billing Information

Number of Kol Ami Members
$10 per adult / $5 per child ages 3–12

Number of Guests
$15 per adult / $10 per child ages 3–12


Mon, April 15 2024 7 Nisan 5784