Meet the Music Staff

Director of Musical Programming

Julie Sapper

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Julie is in charge of all things musical at Beth Tikvah, including our music groups and the Religious School music program. She also serves as the piano accompanist for all of our services. In addition to working at Beth Tikvah, she is a Board Certified Music Therapist who serves the Columbus-area.


Cantorial Soloist

Dr. John Stefano

John is a long-time member of Beth Tikvah who lends his voice to enhance our worship experience. While not at Beth Tikvah, John is a full-time professor at Otterbein University in Westerville. He teaches in the Department of Theatre and Dance.


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Debbie Costa

Debbie joined the Beth Tikvah music team in June 2015. She is the Assistant Choral Director at Hastings Middle School in Upper Arlington.