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

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 5:30pm
Golden Center, St. Thomas More Chapel and Center at Yale See map
268 Park St
New Haven, CT 06511
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:30pm
Christ Church Episcopal See map
84 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 4:30pm
Institute of Sacred Music Great Hall See map
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 5:00pm
Christ Church Episcopal See map
84 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511


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...
September 2, 2014
The ISM at 40 Remarks offered at the ISM community and founders’ reception at the Quinnipiack Club, April 5, 2014   Director’s Remarks: Martin D. Jean It is an awe-inspiring...
Hymn Festival Woolsey 2013
August 27, 2014
by Martin D. Jean As we complete this “end of the year issue” of Prism, already we are anticipating the arrival of our new class. Our exhilarating study trip to Italy is a...