Joshua Skye Engel

Music Director, Jewish Heritage School at Congregation Habonim

joshJoshua Skye Engel has been making music for as long as he can remember. A graduate of McGill University, he has worked as musical director of Starshine Productions, a theatre company dedicated to producing thought provoking, original entertainment for children and enjoyed successful international runs. He has also held music specialist positions at Leo Baeck and Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School as well as the Bathurst JCC preschool. Joshua has spent nearly ten years as an educator with Rainbow Songs, running interactive musical programs for children. He also runs a weekly workshop for people with autism through Kerry’s Place. has been teaching music privately to students in Toronto for over twenty years and has written the curriculum for Rock Star Music Central where he holds the position of program director. He has produced full length albums, commercials, film and theatre soundtracks and has received grant support from the Ontario Arts Council and FACTOR and has performed live in over fifteen different countries on five continents. He currently performs with Oozakazoo, Rock N Rainbow, Zebrina and continues to write and record his own original music. He has become a familiar face at Habonim having co-led the children’s high holiday services for the past five years and as accompanist for several B’nei Mitzvot and services. He is thrilled to be a part of the Habonim Heritage School.

Tue, December 12 2017 24 Kislev 5778