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Staff

 All Tizmoret Shoshana faculty are Torah-observant, professional practitioners of their craft and serve as role models for participants.

Artistic Director, Chamber Music Program -- Dr. Mark Singer
  • Doctor of Music, D.M.A., University of Maryland
  • Faculty, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
  • B.A., Oberlin College
  • M.M., Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
  • Member, Casals Festival Orchestra; Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra; Aura Nova Ensemble
Artistic Director, Visual and Community Arts -- Chana Singer
  • M.A.in Art Ed, University of Oregon
  • B.F.A, University of Michigan
  • M. Arch., University of Oregon
  • 30 years teaching experience art at the elementary, high school and college levels
  • NEA grant recipient, National Award for Excellence in Art Education
  • Advanced studies, Eugene O’Neill Puppetry Conference, and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
  • Exhibits pastel paintings locally and nationally
 Administrative Assistant - Shari Rosen
  • Shari served in Summer 2016 as Tizmoret's Administrative Assistant and she's so glad to return this summer!  Shari's work in Jewish educational and communal service settings allows her to bring a wide breadth of experience to our Camp Office!  Come by and say hi to Shari - she'll always greet you with a smile!  :)
 Drama Director  -- Leta Lenik
  • Leta taught and directed the drama program for the first 5 years of Camp Nesher as well as many years for local JCCs. She completed a 2 year intensive Meisner Program taught by Rick Poole (now head of Northern Illinois University’s Acting Program). Leta has spent the last 30 years of her life either on stage or backstage, in front of or behind the camera.  She is the president of Better World Productions, Inc, a film, video and audio company, which she runs with her husband, David Lenik.
Dance Coach  --  Chana Leah Reich
  • Chana Leah has been a ballet and tap instructor at the Rekeeda Academy since 2014. Other teaching positions were at Camp Leeba and Camp Sternberg. Her dance education has come from the Rekeeda Dance Academy, the MTD Dance Studio, Elite Dance Academy, and First Class Dance Academy.

Creative Writing Coach -- Chana Chava Perton Ford

  • Chana Chava Perton is a licensed teacher with a Post-Bachelor's degree in Creative Writing from the University of Berkeley. For the last six years she has taught high school English at Bais Yaakov of Denver and has devoted her summers to guiding Tizmoret  Shoshana writers.        

Piano Instructor -- Andrea Sokol-Albert

  • Pianist Andrea Sokol-Albert has performed extensively as recital/concerto soloist and collaborative artist. Dr. Sokol-Albert is currently a contributing faculty member in collaborative piano at Dickinson College; she has also served on the faculties of Truman State University (Missouri) and Texas Lutheran University. S.  Dr. Sokol-Albert earned her degrees from the Oberlin College/Conservatory of Music (Ohio), and  the University of Texas at Austin. The winner of several competitions, including the Joanna Hodges International Piano Concerto Competition (California), she has also received numerous awards including  the coveted Rudolf Serkin Award (Oberlin), and the Craxton Trust Award (London). 

Advisory Board

Board of Directors:

  • Malka Leah (Michelle) Safier
  • Mark Singer, Founder and Artistic Director
  • Chana Singer, Founder and Artistic Director
Wed, December 13 2017 25 Kislev 5778