Cantor Shayna Postman serves as hazzan and choir director at Tifereth Israel, Town and Village Synagogue in New York City. An experienced cantor with a passion for Jewish music and prayer, she is involved in creating and cultivating communities of learning and caring, enhancing ritual practice and promoting spiritual growth for adults and children. Postman has sung with the Zamir Chorale, under Maestro Matthew Lazar, since 1996. She has been a soloist with the group in Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, and the Mann Auditorium in Israel. She was also a featured soloist with the Zamir Chamber Ensemble at the White House Hanukkah party in 2007. She has served as adjunct faculty at the H. L. Miller Cantorial School of the Jewish Theological Seminary, sat on the executive council of the Cantors Assembly, and participated in the Milken Archives series of Jewish music recordings. Originally from Syracuse, Postman credits her time at Camp Ramah in Canada, from camper to music director, and summers at the North American Jewish Choral Festival with setting her on the path to her cantorate. She is a graduate of Syracuse University’s School of Music and received her Master’s in sacred music and Diploma of Hazzan from the H. L. Miller Cantorial School of the Jewish Theological Seminary.