Cantor Joan Finn has been a member of TSTI since 1984. Over the years she has been head of the Volunteer Choir and Outreach Committee. She attended two summer programs of Para-Rabbinic study at Hebrew Union College. She studied at both Oberlin Conservatory and the University of Hawaii for her undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance. Joan received her Masters of Music degree in Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. She was ordained as Cantor in spring of 2010 by the Academy for Jewish Religion in Riverdale, New York.
Cantor Finn loves teaching Torah and cantillation to our B'nai Mitzvah students and preparing our post B'nai Mitzvah students to be High Holy Days Torah readers. She is also a strong supporter of the Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges.
Cantor Finn lives with her husband Ron in South Orange.