Allentoff Music was founded in 2006 by Jonathan Allentoff to publish new works and arrangements that meet the needs of today's performers and educators.
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Daniel Chazanoff was an honors graduate of the Ohio State University with a B.Sc. in instrumental music. Beyond that, he held masters and doctorate degrees in music and music education from Columbia University. His experience included more than 40 years as a music administrator, teacher, cellist, conductor, adjudicator, clinician, researcher, writer, and composer. Among his credits were 270 publications and listings in Who's Who in America (Under Entertainment) and the International Who's Who of Music (Cambridge, England.) In February 1991, he was nominated for the International Music Museum in London. He was the retired Director of Music for the City School District of Rochester, NY and Music Reviewer for the Wolfe Newspapers.
Cantor Martin Leubitz served Congregation Beth Am in Cleveland, Ohio for over twenty years before coming to Temple Beth El of Rochester, NY in 1995.
A vocal performance major at the University of Akron, Cantor Leubitz graduated from the H.L. Miller Cantorial School of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1972. During his career, he has become known not only for his highly interpretive renditions of the liturgy, but also for his delightful musical programs including selections of Yiddish, Hassidic and Broadway show music.
Cantor Leubitz has composed and published several pieces for Hazzan and Congregation, which he uses as part of the Sabbath and Holiday services. He is the featured soloist on two recordings, “High Holiday Favorites” and “Shma Koleinu.” He appeared with the Rochester Oratorio Society concert in 2005 performing the Ernest Bloch, Sacred Service (Avodat Hakodesh) at the Hochstein Performance Hall. In addition, Cantor Leubitz has recorded Temple Beth El’s setting of Friday Night Live.
A member of the Cantors Assembly, Cantor Leubitz served on the national Executive Council and as chair of the Tri-State Region.
The Jewish Theological Seminary awarded Cantor Leubitz an honorary Doctor of Music degree December 2008 for his contributions during his career in the cantorate.
Craig Mason attended the University of Wisconsin at Platteville, where he received a Comprehensive Music Education Degree (Vocal, Instrumental, and General). Craig also earned a Master’s Degree in Music Education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has taught 5-12 Band and Choir in Pepin, Wisconsin, 7th grade band and 8th grade band at Stoughton Middle School and band, theater, music theory, jazz, marching band, and chamber ensembles at Stoughton High School. Craig has extensive experience with jazz education and a rich history with the drum and bugle corps genre, dating back to 1976. He was a performer and teacher for the Madison Scouts until 1992, taught several music ensembles in Europe, and is currently teaching and writing music for the Kilties drum and bugle corps. Craig was selected for the Kohl Fellowship in 1989 and has been selected for Who's Who in America's Teachers numerous times, as well as being selected for Who's Who in America, and has been selected as the most influential music teacher in Wisconsin, by School Band and Orchestra magazine. He has taught many band clinics, judges marching band contests and solo & ensemble festivals. He has arranged and composed for many marching bands, concert bands, chamber ensembles, brass bands, and drum and bugle corps around the United States, Europe and Japan. He is also the conductor of the 2012 Section 2 NABBA champion Madison Brass Band (http://www.madisonbrassband.com/). In addition, he also writes drill for marching bands.
Michael Allentoff, who assists in business operations, has been active in the Rochester musical community for over 40 years. He has been the President of the Brighton Symphony Orchestra since 1992. He performs on violin with the Brighton, Greece, and Brockport Orchestras. As an undergraduate at McGill University, he studied theory and orchestration with noted Canadian composer Donald Steven. He has an MBA from the University at Albany and is a business manager in his own consulting organization.