Providing joyous song and prayer for synagogue services and life cycle events.
Hazzan (Cantor) Marianne Styles graduated from and was ordained by the Rabbinical and Cantorial Seminary of the Jewish Spiritual Leaders Institute (JSLI) in NYC, and is a member of the Women Cantor's Network. A former native of Philadelphia’s Western suburbs, now residing on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Cantor Styles has served over the past 20 years as a Hebrew school teacher and music director, service and song leader, and Torah/Haftorah reader. She also served as a “weaver” for the Jewish Women’s Archives Women of Valor project and on the Board and as a facilitator for the Anti-Defamation League’s “No Place for Hate” program
Drive-in Chanukah Menorah lighting in Easton, Maryland, December 2020. Also broadcast to Zoom webinar for participants and streaming on FB for remote viewing.
Fully remote capable for virtual services, life cycle events and education.
After a number of years as lead singer for the popular local “big band” Klezmer Klassics, Cantor Marianne now enjoys performing a range of traditional and modern liturgical music as a solo vocalist/guitarist.
In addition to her religious activities, Cantor Styles serves on the Board of Directors and as a volunteer attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates, representing abused children in Philadelphia's foster system, and is a graduate of University of Delaware and Delaware Law School.