Cantor Ilysia Pierce performs Sandy Sherman’s Hanukkah song “There’s Something About Those Candles”
Cantor Ilysia Pierce from the Beverly Hills Temple of the Arts has recorded Sandy Sherman’s Chanukah song “There’s Something About Those Candles.” Cantor Ilysia Pierce’s vocals are magnificent and the arrangement is powerful and moving. Her debut album will be released in January or February but she is sharing this song for Hanukkah.
Our Temple Beth El congregant, Sandy Sherman, if you are not already aware, is a well-known lyricist-songwriter with an extensive list of credits that include songs written in a variety of musical genres. Her songs have been featured in artist compilations and many popular films and TV series. Her children’s songs have delighted millions of children and include songs for Disney Records, Buena Vista Videos, LeapFrog Toys, Disney Channel, Shari Lewis, The Children’s Television Workshop and Hal Leonard song books. “The Little Witch of Wichita” for which she was the lyricist, is an award winning family musical that has been performed in many theaters nationally including the Geffen Playhouse.