Chailight

David (Hesh) Hochhauser, Baritone

David (Hesh) Hochhauser, Baritone

Hometown: Souderton, PA David, known as “Hesh” to his friends, is a career Software engineer, spends most of his time designing control systems for chemical plants. Although David is a lyric baritone, he sometimes sings tenor or base depending on the need...
Jonathan Goldstein, Baritone

Jonathan Goldstein, Baritone

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA When not singing with the Chai Lights, Jonathan is a therapist who specializes in treating children who have been terrorized by clowns. An acclaimed author of the book “Terror Behind the Make-Up: a story of recovery and red...
Nick Gomberg, Tennor

Nick Gomberg, Tennor

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Nick has been involved with a cappella groups since 2007, when he was convinced to join his high school’s co-ed group. He fell in love with it quickly, and has enjoyed it ever since. He was an original member of Jewkebox at Temple...
Eliana Turk Tolub, Soprano/Alto

Eliana Turk Tolub, Soprano/Alto

Hometown: Teaneck, NJ Eliana is one of the newest members of the ChaiLights and is so thrilled to be singing again- especially with such a wonderful group of people. Eliana has been singing her entire life including at the Music Training Center, the USY a cappella...
Rebecca Miller, Soprano

Rebecca Miller, Soprano

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA In West Philadelphia, Rebecca was born and raised. On the playground where she spent most of her days. Chillin’ out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool. And shootin’ some b-ball outside of the school. When a couple of Jews were up to no good, she...
Aimee Goldstein, Soprano

Aimee Goldstein, Soprano

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Aimee is a proud Founder of The ChaiLights. Before she created The Chailights with Jeff and Sam, she became the Founder of Jewkebox; the premiere Jewish a cappella group on Temple University’s campus. As a Philly native, keeping Jewish...
Liat Kovnator, Soprano

Liat Kovnator, Soprano

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA Liat is originally from Rancho Cucamonga, CA. When she isn’t busy taking care of/teaching drama to three year old kiddos at the local Schwartz Preschool, you can find her singing in cabarets,learning to play the ukulele, and...
Juliet Klinman, Soprano

Juliet Klinman, Soprano

Hometown: Elkins Park, PA Juliet has been a proud member of the Chailights since it’s creation. She hails from Elkins Park (which is basically Philadelphia, but those from Philadelphia won’t let her just say she’s from Philly). Although this is her first experience...
Ryan Rosen, Bass

Ryan Rosen, Bass

Hometown: Melrose Park, PA Ryan has been singing with and arranging music for the Chailights since February 2017. In his family, Ryan is a third generation musician, so you can say that music is in his blood. As a Philadelphia native, Ryan has been playing piano and...
Joel Legatt, Bass/Vocal Percussion

Joel Legatt, Bass/Vocal Percussion

Hometown: Narberth, PA Joel is the group’s beatboxer, which means he makes funky sounds with his mouth. He has been doing A Cappella for over 15 years and loves it! He was the Production Associate for the first Best of Jewish A Cappella CD, and has served as a...
Jeff Rosenthal, Bass

Jeff Rosenthal, Bass

Hometown: Dayton, NJ Jeff makes quite the commitment to this group driving over an hour to attend rehearsals from his home in Central Jersey. Jeff has arranged music for the group and briefly served as the musical director. When not singing with The ChaiLights, Jeff...
Josh Godick, Baritone

Josh Godick, Baritone

Hometown: DeLand, FL Josh is so excited to be the newest addition to the Chailights. He is being a good Jewish boy by making his mother, a cantor, proud of his musical addition to the Jewish community. He has also performed with groups from Stetson University, the...
Samantha Solar, Alto/Tenor

Samantha Solar, Alto/Tenor

Hometown: Huntingdon Valley, PA Sam is one of the founders of the Chailight’s alongside Aimee Goldstein and Jeff Schwartz. She is also no stranger to Jewish A Cappella! At Muhlenberg College, she was the president of the Chaimonics. When Sam isn’t...
Aimee Bornfreund, Alto

Aimee Bornfreund, Alto

Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ Aimee is born and raised in Cherry Hill, NJ and enjoys the weekly Wednesday trip over the bridge for the Chailights. She is the most recent music director of the group and has always had a strong love and passion for music. When Aimee is not...
Dani Fredane, Alto

Dani Fredane, Alto

Hometown: Bala Cynwyd, PA Dani was raised in Bala Cynwyd, PA and currently lives in Old City with her fiance, Kyle. She is passionate about singing and working with nonprofits around Philly. Singing has brought Dani joy since elementary school and was called “Dani...
Shoshana Leshaw, Alto

Shoshana Leshaw, Alto

Hometown: Teaneck, NJ Shoshana hails from Teaneck, New Jersey, but currently lives in West Philadelphia. As a board-certified music therapist, Shoshana works at a geriatric-psychiatric hospital where she combines musical and therapeutic techniques to help patients...
Lauren Dranoff, KEYhillah

Lauren Dranoff, KEYhillah

Email this Fellow!   Coach: Matt Pincus Peer:  Ariella Werden-Greenfield  Website: keyhillah.org Social Media:  Press:   Venture Description KEYhillah brings Jewish young professionals together through music by creating the first national network of...