Cantor

Andres Saul Kornworcel Felhendler was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in January 1971.

At an early age he discovered his love for music and began singing in school choirs. At the age of 23, Kornworcel began studying voice lessons with private teachers at the Escuela Nacional de Arte Lirico (National School of Lyric Arts). In 1998 Kornworcel went on to study at the Tel Aviv Cantorial Institute and at the Beith Midrash Sefaradi in Israel with Chazan Naphtali Herstik, Raymond Goldstein and many other great Cantors.

Kornworcel has sung in many Jewish choirs and has traveled twice to perform at the Zimriya, a tri-annual World Assembly of Choirs in Israel.

From 1991 to 1993 Kornworcel had a pulpit for High Holidays in Paysandu, Uruguay and in Malmo, Sweden in 1999.

From 1994 until 2000, Kornworcel was a Chazzan in the Ashkenazi community of Uruguay and from 2000 until 2006 at the Community Center Ramat Shalom in Mexico.

He participated in lifecycle events in Guadalajara and Monterrey, Mexico.

In 1997, Kornworcel received his Law Degree from Universidad de la Republica del Uruguay.

In 2006 he and his famiy moved to Las Vegas to Midbar Kodesh Tempe where he developed wide community events such as the Jerusalem Day Concert,celebrating Yom Yerushalayim; Midbar Idol; Chanukah Bingo and the International Holocaust Remembrance Day along with other activities and small programs.

Currently Kornworcel's vocal talents can be heard on Shabbat, Jewish Holidays and special events at Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Tampa , Florida.

Kornworcel is married to Ariana Alfie and has two children, Carol and Eduardo.