Welcome to the Yale Institute of Sacred Music—a premier center for the interdisciplinary study of sacred music, worship, and the related arts. Partnering with the Yale School of Music and Yale Divinity School, as well as other academic and professional units at Yale, the ISM prepares its students for careers in church music and other sacred music, pastoral ministry, performance, and scholarship. 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.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle (SDQ), Marquand Chapel See map
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
Battell Chapel (BATTELL) See map
400 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:30pm
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle - N100 (Great Hall) See map
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:30pm
Trinity Lutheran Church See map
292 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06510


August 1, 2017
ALUMNI NEWS PBS’s Articulate profiled Dashon Burton (M.M. ’11) and Virginia Warnken (M.M. ’13) of Roomful of Teeth during their residency at Mass MoCA. Video is here....
Apicella + Bunton rendering of new Common Room
July 18, 2017
Martin Jean The ISM’s renovation plans for 406 Prospect are gaining momentum. Our able team, led by Maggie McInnis from Yale Facilities, includes representatives from...