Sheldon's Bio

Sheldon Low is one of the brightest young stars in Jewish rock music today, performing over 100 rock concerts, ‘Light Up Shabbat’ services, seminars, and Artist-in-Residency weekends in Jewish communities throughout North America each year.

Sheldon has five full-length albums to his name and recently began releasing music with is wife under the moniker “Hadar and Sheldon.”  Their single “Body Is a Temple” was featured in the 5779 NFTY Ruach compilation, marking Sheldon’s fourth feature in the Ruach series. Sheldon’s previous recordings have been featured in numerous other nationally distributed compilation albums and both of his children's albums (It’s All Challah To Me, Look At Me) have been distributed by PJ Library to tens of thousands of households around the globe.  Over the course of his career, Sheldon has been featured on the cover of L’chaim Magazine, Shalom TV, and radio stations across North America.

In addition to performing, Sheldon is a highly regarded Jewish educator and innovator.  He is the creator and host of Jewish Songwriter, a podcast devoted to the people and stories behind contemporary Jewish music.  He helped launch Jewish Rock Radio, served as a founding head faculty at Songleader Boot Camp, and continues to lead workshops, webinars, and featured speaking engagements around the country.  Sheldon is also a published author and the creator of the “Musician Revolution” blog. 

Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Sheldon is a third generation songleader who from an early age developed a strong Jewish identity. He currently resides in New York City where he serves as the Artist in Residence of Temple Israel of the City of New York. In 2013, Sheldon started Hallelu Records, an independent Jewish record label based in New York City.  (www.SheldonLow.com)