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, September 18, 2014 - 5:30pm
Golden Center, St. Thomas More Chapel and Center at Yale See map
268 Park St
New Haven, CT 06511
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:00pm
Cross Campus See map
New Haven, CT 06511
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:30pm
Woolsey Hall See map
500 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:30pm
Christ Church Episcopal See map
84 Broadway Street
New Haven, CT 06511


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...
August 25, 2014
Alumni Spotlight: In Her Own Words Deborah Patterson, M.A.R. ’93 My time at the ISM was an alchemical moment in time when the elements of ideas, people, and place came...