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, February 22, 2018 - 5:30pm
Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall See map
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
Battell Chapel (BATTELL) See map
College and Elm Sts.
New Haven, CT 06511
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 4:30pm
Institute of Sacred Music (SDQ), ISM Great Hall See map
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:30pm
Woolsey Hall See map
500 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511


The Yale ISM Review, Volume 4, No. 1: Poverty. Cover image: Albert Schilling's "Suffering Christ"
February 16, 2018
We are excited to announce the publication of the latest issue of The Yale ISM Review. Editor Rita Ferrone provides an excellent summary of the many interesting articles to...
Entrance to Miller Hall construction site
February 15, 2018
by Stephen Gamboa-Diaz The blue fence surrounding the front of 406 Prospect has kept the progress of construction out of sight, but certainly not out of mind. Since our...