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

Interior panorama of the Church of Huaro, Peru
May 29, 2018
This past year has been a productive one at The Center for the Study of Material and Visual Cultures of Religion (MAVCOR), with the first convening of our new multi-year...
Rotted exterior wall at Miller Hall
May 10, 2018
Martin Jean “Befores and Afters” I recently came across an article noting the blessings and banes of “Before and After” pictures in social media. You’ve no doubt seen these...
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
May 8, 2018
The internationally-renowned Yale Schola Cantorum (Schola), a chamber choir made up of students from across all of Yale University’s departments and professional schools,...
Masaaki Suzuki and Markus Rathey
May 7, 2018
During its biennial meeting held at Yale in April, the American Bach Society awarded Masaaki Suzuki an honorary membership for his storied accomplishments as a performer and...
Two back-to-back busts of Johann Sebastian Bach
April 17, 2018
The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is excited to announce a major weekend of performances on April 26, 27, and 28 in conjunction with the American Bach Society Conference....
April 16, 2018
The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is currently accepting applications for two staff job openings: Program Manager, and Admissions Officer. Interested candidates should apply...
Congregations Project attendees in the round for discussion
April 11, 2018
Registration for the 2018 Congregations Project, As Creation Groans: Worshiping God on Holy Ground, is now open!  We extend a warm invitation to pastors, musicians, and other...
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...
Album Cover: Palestrina: Missa Confitebor tibi Domine and other works. Yale Schola Cantorum, David Hill, conductor.
February 2, 2018
by Stephen Gamboa-Diaz. We are excited to announce the release of Yale Schola Cantorum’s album of Palestrina’s Missa Confitebor tibi Domine and other works on the...
Left to right: Robert Mealy, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Kenneth Slowik, Corey Jamason, Judith Malafronte, Max Van Egmond
November 15, 2017
It’s been a while in coming, and we apologize for the delay. As the cold days of winter approach, we’re taking time to look back at the accomplishments of our...