Today is February 23, 2019 -
Since his arrival in 1999, Cantor Vladimir Aronzon has been our Hazzan and the go-to person at Temple Israel for the learning and reading of Torah and the prophetic portion on Shabbat, holiday and daily services. He has also trained over 70 B’nai Mitzvah students of all ages, and he has led our High Holy Day choir, adding beauty and inspiration to services. Cantor Aronzon came to Temple Israel straight from Moscow, Russia where he conducted Shabbat and Holiday Services in the main and largest synagogue, Moscow Choral Synagogue.
Cantor Aronzon has also had the honor of being visiting cantor at a Conservative congregation in Miami, Florida. He received his cantorial degree from Moscow Academy of Cantorial Art and two Masters degrees from the State Conservatory of Music in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in vocal singing & training, as well as choir conducting. He is an active member of the Cantorial Assembly of Conservative Judaism.
In addition to these wonderful accomplishments, Cantor Aronzon has also performed in Cantorial and Jewish folk song concerts with the Moscow Choral Synagogue choir in Great Britain, France, United States, Canada, Israel, Spain, Poland, German, Switzerland, and Australia. He sang in the Bolshoi Theater, Tchailovski Hall in Moscow, Carnegie Hall and LincolnCenter in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, and other world famous concert halls. He also participated in the gala concert celebrating Chanukah, accompanied by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zubin Mehta. In 1992, he performed as a soloist with Placido Domingo in Toledo, Spain, in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the expulsion of the Jews from Spain.
Cantor Aronzon is married to Ludmila Flexer-Aronzon. They have four amazing children; Leo, who married and has two children; daughters Sasha and Elizabeth, who are active young members of the Temple Israel, and Ella, who resides in Israel and has two children.