Meet the Music Staff

Director of Musical Programming

Julie Sapper – Email Julie

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. He retired from teaching as a full-time professor for Otterbein University’s Department of Theatre and Dance.

Cantorial Soloist

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.