Welcome to the Yale Institute of Sacred Music – a premier center for the interdisciplinary study of sacred music, worship, and the related arts. The ISM engages musicians, artists, clergy, and scholars from around the world in rigorous training and collaboration, and offers a full calendar of  concerts, lectures, exhibitions, and other events.

Celebrating 40 years at Yale


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
Luce Hall See map
34 Hillhouse Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:00pm
The Graduate Club () See map
155 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 5:00pm
Woolsey Hall See map
500 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
Marquand Chapel See map
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511


Martin Jean
October 20, 2014
Yale President Peter Salovey has announced the reappointment of Martin Jean as director of the ISM for another term ending June 30, 2020. “Through Martin’s leadership,...
October 7, 2014
The ISM’s Annual Report: The Year in Review 2013-2014 is now online, with highlights of the year, including the 40-year celebration, academic program and admissions...
2014 Summer Seminar participants
September 24, 2014
This past June, the ISM Congregations Project drew 7 leadership teams from congregations around the country to Yale for five days of seminars and project collaboration.  The...