Information for Alumni

Welcome ISM/Union Alumni

The purpose of this page is to keep alumni of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and the Union School of Sacred Music current with the news of both fellow alumni and the ISM. Additionally, alumni may be interested in the Job Listings page maintained by our placement office.

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Alumni News

December 19, 2020
Alumni News ISM graduate Dashon Burton (M.M. voice ’11) was nominated for two GRAMMY awards: Best Classical Solo Vocal Album for Smyth: The Prison, and Best Choral...
December 16, 2020
On December 12, Yale Camerata presented their annual Advent Concert on YouTube and Facebook to a remote audience of nearly 800 viewers. You can watch this exciting production...
November 4, 2020
The conductor David Hill talks to choral conductor David Recca (M.M.A. ‘14, D.M.A. ‘18) and cornetto virtuoso Bruce Dickey, two members of a team that newly transcribed and...
October 19, 2020
The conductor David Hill talks to ISM faculty members Markus Rathey and Jimmy Taylor about Robert Schumann’s little-known arrangement of Bach’s St. John Passion. We will hear...
composite photo of graduating class
August 5, 2020
compiled by Stephen Gamboa-Diaz On Sunday, May 17, the ISM presented its newest graduates with their ISM certificates during an online celebration. Some of them accepted our...
June 3, 2020
The ISM and YDS are pleased to announce the appointment of Awet Andemicael for a five-year term as associate dean for Marquand Chapel and assistant professor (adj.) of...
June 1, 2020
On Sunday, May 17, the ISM community and their friends and family gathered on Zoom to celebrate the ISM Class of 2020. Congratulations, graduates!  
May 18, 2020
Faculty News Marguerite L. Brooks was honored at the conference of the Eastern Region of the American Choral Conductors Association in March, where she received the...
Harry Adams
January 24, 2020
The ISM mourns the loss of our dear friend Harry Adams.  Harry Baker Adams ’51 B.D., the Horace Bushnell Professor Emeritus of Christian Nurture, passed away on Wednesday,...
December 5, 2019
The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is pleased to announce that two new recordings of Yale Schola Cantorum, conducted by its principal conductor David Hill, have been released...