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

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...
Bo kyung Blenda Im
October 17, 2019
Martin Jean has announced the appointment of Bo kyung Blenda Im (M.A.R. religion and music ’12) as lecturer in ethnomusicology in the ISM and YDS for spring 2020. During...
October 10, 2019
Each autumn we welcome new students who bring a breadth and depth of diverse backgrounds to our interdisciplinary enterprise, and we welcome back our continuing students for...
Judio from Baca (Choix)
September 6, 2019
Organized at Yale by Laura Luís Worden (M.A.R. ’19), the exhibition Defiant Spirits: Fernando Brito’s Sinaloa opened in Miller Hall on September 4. Through the lens of the...
August 9, 2019
Thomas Murray joined the School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music faculty in 1981 and became university organist in 1990. In addition to a prominent career as a soloist...
July 12, 2019
On Sunday, May 19, the ISM presented its newest graduates with their ISM certificates at a banquet at the New Haven Lawn Club. Some of our students and fellows accepted our...