Music’s Role in Worship

Without music, Temple Micah wouldn’t be Temple Micah. Not today. Not in the congregation’s early days. As with so many other aspects of Micah life, music started out as a do-it-yourself project. As soon as the proto-congregation drew a critical mass of singing members, it formed a volunteer choir which has grown and evolved and…

Music Leaders

During the 1960s, the volunteer choir directed by a temple member (Don Easter at first and then Jerry Breslow) provided most of the music at Micah services—along with the congregation, which has always been encouraged to sing along. By 1969, Breslow told the board that “the choir is suffering from a lack of qualified singers,”…