Laurie Akers

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Laurie Akers serves as Erev Hazzan at Congregation Or Shalom in Vernon Hills, Illinois. Previously, she held a two year position as the cantorial soloist at Temple Sholom of Chicago. A University of Michigan graduate with a degree in Musical Theatre, Laurie spent a decade performing in Broadway and regional productions and a year traveling the world as Miss USO. Additionally, she created the musical programming for NYC’s Young Adult Institute, an organization for people with special needs.

Laurie is currently a cantorial student in the ALEPH program. She serves as the VP of Education and Convention for the Guild of Temple Musicians and serves as a concert soloist at venues around the country. Laurie is currently recording her first EP.

Music by Laurie Akers

  • V'shamru
Laurie Akers — V’shamru
  • Stand Strong
Laurie Akers — Stand Strong
  • Oseh Shalom
Laurie Akers — Oseh Shalom
  • Yih'yu L'ratzon
Laurie Akers — Yih’yu L’ratzon
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