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November 8, 2021
About On November 3rd, 2021, the ISM presented a meditation on Black gospel song by Professor Braxton D. Shelley in conversation with Cheryl Townsend-Gilkes and Cornel West,...
November 2, 2021
We’re thrilled to announce the publication of Vol. 7, No. 1 of YJMR, examining Christian music in Burma/Myanmar, Scottish metrical psalmody, the Japanese shakuhachi as...
October 27, 2021
Did you miss this year’s Aidan Kavanagh lecture, delivered by Bryan Spinks? No problem! Watch and learn more here…     A “Wimsey-cal” Detection of the Background...
October 25, 2021
The Institute of Sacred Music seeks a part time Interim Program Coordinator for its exciting new Interdisciplinary Program in Music and the Black Church. Learn more (link)
October 18, 2021
In Case You Missed It:  This past Friday (10/16/21), Yale Schola Cantorum performed their “J.S. Bach: Motets and Songs of Devotion” program, conducted by Masaaki Suzuki. The...
October 7, 2021
On September 29th, 2021, renowned organist and beloved Professor Emeritus Thomas Murray received an honoris causa Doctorate of Music from the School of Theology at Sewanee,...
James Taylor
August 31, 2021
In this new online video series, ISM faculty members Teresa Berger and James Taylor talk about the ISM’s programs and community life. More will be added in the coming weeks.