Rena Branson

she/they

Rena Branson is a Jewish composer, ritual leader, and educator who uplifts personal and collective healing through song. They founded A Queer Nigun Project (aqueernigunproject.org), which organizes community singing events for LGBTQIA2S+ folks and sends Jewish spiritual audio content to people who are incarcerated in NYC jails. Rena writes new tunes for liturgy and teaches traditional Hasidic melodies, expanding access to their power for all seekers. She serves as the Cantorial Soloist at Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir in Philadelphia. You can hear Rena’s music online atrenabranson.com and stay tuned for their first full-length album in the upcoming year!

Rena Branson