Shabbat Service with Guest Musician Janet Montroy

June 16, 2023    
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for an exciting weekend of beautiful music on Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17, as we host acclaimed guest musician Janet Montroy!

A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and the Manhattan School of Music, Janet Montroy has won national acclaim as a pianist, organist, coach, and conductor. She has appeared in concert at venues ranging from Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center to Washington National Cathedral and the Juilliard School. She has accompanied such groups as the New York Choral Society, the Gregg Smith Singers, Musica Sacra, and the Masterwork Chorus. She is the director of music at the Community Church of Glen Rock, NJ, and also serves as music director at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes, NJ, where she worked for many years with our Cantor Vladimir Lapin who said, “She was a big part of my musical life and I can’t wait for you to meet and hear her!”

Friday, June 16, 6:15 pm – Shabbat Evening Service, in person

Led by Cantor Lapin with Janet Montroy as our special guest musical accompanist along with Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum (who will speak) and Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk.  Location in person at Fairmount Temple (please enter through the north entrance by the Religious School).  To live stream, click here:

Saturday, June 17, 7 pm –  Songs of Hope and Light Concert

This special concert will feature an array of songs that will fill the room and our hearts with joy!!  Cantor Vladimir Lapin and pianist Janet Montroy will headline a special concert in the Bogomolny Activity Center that will include an appearance by the Fairmount Temple Chorale, our volunteer choir, under the direction of Cantor Laureate Sarah Sager! This 7 pm concert is open to all. For security purposes and to plan seating accordingly, RSVPs are required by Thursday, June 15, to  Lindsay Marcus at

Supported by the Cantor Vladimir Lapin Philanthropic Fund.