(plural: ‘cantors‘; pronunciation: the letter ‘c’ is said with a ‘k’ sound as in “king”)
a person, usually a man, who leads the musical part in a Jewish service and helps the rabbi, the Jewish priest, in conducting the service;
a person who leads the singers in a church, university, etc.;
Because of his talent in music, Aharon Abraham is in much demand as a synagogue cantor.
During Christmas season, our church invites volunteer cantors to conduct numerous singing programmes and carol parties, and we get a good number of them who help the parish cantor in making the festival season a success.
After his graduation from a theological college, James Moore got a job as a cantor at the same university he graduated from.