Welcome

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.

Latest News

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Yale Schola Cantorum, under the direction of David Hill, is excited to announce the release of four virtual choir recordings celebrating Holy Week and the beginning of the...
The Institute of Sacred Music is excited to announce its spring edition of the Arts, Faith, and Social Justice Series. Read more about the events and register by following...
Interested? Write to choral.auditions@yale.edu for more...
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by Markus Rathey Over the recent months, the ISM and its two partner schools, Yale Divinity School and Yale School of Music, have been involved in important conversations...