Shiree Kidron received her Master of Music at the Manhattan School of Music. Israeli born, Ms. Kidron was praised by the New York Times as a “fresh and likable voice” for her title role of Beauty in Spohr’s opera Beauty and the Beast. Ms Kidron is a unique and versatile vocalist and recording artist who appears locally and internationally as a classical singer, oratorio and as a Jewish folk and world music performer. Ms. Kidron has recently served as the Cantor at Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City and at Bet Shira Congregation of Miami, FL. She is currently the cantor at Or Olam – the 55th Street Synagogue in New York City, leading services and musical programs. Recent engagements include an appearance on “Kol Be’isha Arev – A Voice of a Woman," an international religious music documentary sharing the story of Israeli female cantors around the world. Other recent engagements include: soloist with the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra in Ukraine, soloist with the Ludwig Symphony in Atlanta, and several appearances with the Pacific Opera Project at Carnegie Hall and leading roles in operas and festivals worldwide.