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Thanks for all the positive feedback about our services. What a response! Click here to read what people are saying about us.

WOW! Two New Song Shul Choirs just started!
(1) Downtown Sound Children’s Choir
(2) Special Voices for Adults with Disabilities

Downtown Sound Children’s Choir
Kids sing with Cantor Spiro, on the bimah and in concert
Thursdays 6:30 – 7:15 PM
Click here for details

Special Voices choir for adults (18+) with disabilities
Great songs, great friends, great fun!
Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Click here for details

New programs coming this winter:

1. Many Lives, One People
2. Brush Up Your Siddur
3. Lively Learning with Cantor Spiro

For details click here.


9:00 AM
Shabbat morning – back at Bialik!

You think you’ve seen happy musical services? You think the city already loves what we’ve been doing? Just wait — we’re not kidding when we say we’re just getting started!
It’s a Latke-Fest of Music at our super exciting service for Shabbat Hanuka, celebrated as only The Song Shul can!
6:30 – 10:00 PM
From Dreidels to Doo-wop

Offered as part of “Ignite: Night of Adult Jewish Learning” at the Prosserman JCC, Cantor Simon & Aliza Spiro lead this entertaining and informative session on the music of Hanuka and its history. Featuring the Toronto Festival Singers.
6:30 Registration
7:00 Candle-lighting
with Cantor Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers
Full admission $18, including refreshments
Prosserman JCC
REGISTER AT www.events.prossermanjcc.com

Other exciting sessions include • Ruthie Ladovsky: The Story Behind United Bakers • Rabbi Howard Morrison: The Real Story of Hanuka • Ellin Bessner: Fighting Amalek – the 17,000 Canadian Jews who fought Hitler • Menachem Kaiser: The Art of Jewish Matchmaking • Batik Workshop • Ceramics Workshop: Make your own Hanuka Judaica

The Song Shul services are always led by our dream team, Cantor Simon and Aliza Spiro, with the singular sound of the Toronto Festival Singers!
We daven at Bialik, 2760 Bathurst Street
9:00 – 11:30 AM
  To read about our services click here.

Listen to some of our music

Mi She’asah Nissim (Blessing for the New Month)
Cantor Simon Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers (in concert)

Cantor Simon Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers

Refa’eynu (Song for Healing)
Cantor Simon Spiro

Here’s why everyone is flocking to The Song Shul:

Cantor Simon Spiro and the fabulous Toronto Festival Singers (you’ve never heard anything like it)
Davening in-the-round (so easy to sing with us)
A compelling and to-the-point Staccato Sermonette (if you don’t hit oil after 8 minutes, stop boring)
The whimsical Torah Bubble Parade (you saw it here first!)
Music Mini-yan (for little ones)
The Shabbat Starbucks Coffee Lounge (for not-so-little ones)
Best kiddush in town! (Seriously. . . everyone sticks around)
And much more!
Click here for more information.