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

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle (SDQ ), N100 (Great Hall) See map
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle (SDQ), ISM Great Hall See map
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
Church of the Redeemer See map
185 Cold Spring Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
Christ Church - Parish Lounge See map
84 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
Christ Church (CHRIST) See map
84 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511


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...