Benny Rogosnitzky is a talented and respected cantor who serves the prestigious Park East Synagogue located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York. Previously, he was senior cantor at the Jewish Center located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side for 13 years. As cantor, he has given countless lectures on cantorial music and its role in prayer.
Cantor Benny Rogosnitzky teaches classes on the study and practice of traditional and modern music and liturgy and has mentored some of today’s most notable cantors. He has been a guest lecturer at the Yale Conservatory of Music, and has also created a number of concerts that have been performed in New York, London, Tel Aviv, Warsaw, and South Africa.
Supplemental to his role as cantor, Benny Rogosnitzky has played an integral role in the organization of a variety of charitable functions and has worked with the late international financier Edmund Saffa.
Additionally, he is actively involved in Jewish outreach in the United States and Israel. Benny is actively involved in the community and works tirelessly to give back to those in need.
For instance, he helped found Frum Divorce, a community support group dedicated to helping frum divorce families. Divorce often causes emotional pain, financial difficulties, and loss of security. Frum Divorce helps families cope with divorce and build a brighter future.
Benny Rogosnitzky was born in Liverpool, England and raised in the Netherlands and Johannesburg. He joined the choir of internationally renowned cantor Johnny Gluck at age nine and became a soloist. At age 16, Rogosnitzky was asked to lead the High Holiday Services at the esteemed Brighton and Hove Synagogue in England. He furthered his Jewish studies at Manchester Yeshiva and later earned a Master’s in Music Theory from the Royal Manchester School of Music and Art. Learn more by visiting www.cantorbennyrogosnitzky.com.