Oreen Zeitlin

Oreen Zeitlin, or Cantor Oz as some call her, makes heirloom jewelry that has various spiritual symbols etched into Jerusalem Stone. She started out in her career as a music teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. She soon became an international performer of Opera and Classical Music after being chosen as a regional participant in the Metropolitan Opera National Auditions. Following a career in Opera and Classical Music, Oreen enrolled in the Hebrew Union College School of Sacred Music in New York City and became ordained clergy. She was awarded a Masters Degree in Sacred Music and later served congregations in the New York area while serving on interfaith committees with clergy of other denominations. Oreen graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana.  She attended the Hochshule fur Musik Mozartem in Salzburg, Austria and the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. She has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and at the Grant Park Festival. Oreen received her training in jewelry making at the Art Center in Highland Park, Illinois.