Cantor Regina Y. Heit received her Cantorial Investiture and Certification from Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion's School of Sacred Music in 1981. She was a vocalperformance major at the University of Hawaii. She served for six years as Cantor/Educator of Temple Adath B'nai Israel in Evansville, Indiana, and for eight years as Cantor/Music Director of Temple Beth Sholom of New City, New York. She is the first Cantor/Music Director in the 130 year history of Congregation Emanuel. Cantor Heit has concertized extensively throughout the United States and has received numerous awards for proficiency in her field. She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, the Music Honor Society, the Rocky Mountain Cantor's Association, Hadassah and has served for 6 terms as the secretary of the Cantorial Alumni Association of Hebrew Union College. She has studied voice with Lorraine Nubar and &nbsp;Doris Jung Popper. She currently studies with Susan DoraOwens.Cantor Heit, her husband Matthew and son David live in Englewood.