Mark Novak & Renée Brachfeld -- a dynamic husband-wife performing duo -- draw their material from the warmth and richness of the Jewish tradition. Renée is a storyteller and juggler, and Mark is a hazzan and musician. Since 1996, Mark and Renée have presented more than 100 Artist-in- Residence weekends at synagogues throughout the United States, enriching Jewish communities with performances and workshops for both adults and families. Their highly acclaimed recording, "King Solomon's Daughter", was honored with the 1996 Parents' Choice Gold Award.
Mark Novak, a second year student in the Aleph Rabbinical program, began his musical career as a child, singing with a professional Jewish choir and appearing on Broadway in the musical Oliver.