Cantor David Presler 

Cantor David Presler is a creative, passionate and soulful Spiritual Leader, and has served as a Hazzan, Concert Artist, Opera Singer, Artist Manager, Voice Teacher, Conductor, Composer, Recording Artist and Pianist. He is one of the most unique and versatile Cantors in the field.

 

He was recently given Congressional Recognition for his contribution to American Music by Congresswoman Deborah Wasserman-Schulz. David has been serving Conservative Congregations, both full-time or part-time, for the past 40 seasons.

 

Cantor Presler is a prolific composer of Liturgical Music, having set over 1000 songs to the Shabbat and High Holiday Litugy, with his Sim Shalom as his first published work with Transcontinental Music Publications, and was featured in the 2005 Shabbat Anthology.

 

As a concert artist, David has appeared in numerous venues performing Art Songs, Opera Arias, Broadway Favorites, Jazz Standards, Classic Repertoire in French, Italian, Spanish, German, Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino and Russian.  Cantor Presler also performs opera professionally, having sung with Palm Beach Opera and Florida Grand Opera.

 

He earned his B.A. and M.S. Degrees at Queens College in Music Education, and his S.C. in Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. He has also taken numerous courses in Leadership and Communication at Landmark Worldwide.

 

Projects included producing and singing in The Marriage of Figaro with 3 casts at Le Frak Hall in with Queens Symphony, a Cantorial concert of 10 Cantors in New York City, a 90 Page Transliterated Siddur and CD, and a concert tour called “Light Up the World with Music” featuring 25 concerts in Senior Homes up the East Coast, 2015.

 

Cantor Presler has recently published the last works of Noah Schall for

Shabbat. This was a 10-year project and a labor of love, giving honor to my teacher of 20 years. Many celebrated Cantors and colleagues have lauded this work.

 

Cantor Presler has a powerfully engaging style of prayer, and involves the congregation in seeking the Almighty through his interpretation of the Liturgy. He also teaches Jewish Meditation and Spirituality, incorporating Wisdom from many sources.

 

He continues his studies with Cantor Avshalom Zfira, a master of the Bel Canto technique of voice. Please visit www.davidpresler.com for more information.

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