Yale School of Music

To study music is to explore its past and engage with its present.
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Study
Yale School of Music offers its students an intimate and supportive environment in which to excel in their respective area of study.
Explore
Be it with musical instruments, manuscripts, or recordings, YSM provides ample resources for exploration, such as Morris Steinert Collection of Musical Instruments and other Yale resources.
Engage
With year-long performances in our concert halls, countless community initiatives, and the summer’s Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, YSM is engaged with the world at large.
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Explore
Be it with musical instruments, manuscripts, or recordings, YSM provides ample resources for exploration, such as Morris Steinert Collection of Musical Instruments and other Yale resources.
Engage
With year-long performances in our concert halls, countless community initiatives, and the summer’s Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, YSM is engaged with the world at large.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming performances at any of our many concert venues

Yale Glee Club Commencement Concert

Morse Recital Hall
May 21, 8:00PM

Yale Glee Club Commencement Concert

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Commencement Concert

Morse Recital Hall
May 22, 4:00PM

Commencement Concert

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Emerging Artist Series

Norfolk Festival Music Shed
Jul 7, 7:30PM

Emerging Artist Series

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Commencement

2022
YSM Students at Commencement in Sprague Hall

Information for students, faculty, and staff

The Yale School of Music's commencement ceremony will be held on Monday, May 23, 2022, at 12 p.m., in Morse Recital Hall.

News

The latest headlines

Akiho & Lanzilotti
May 12

Andy Akiho, Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti named Pulitzer Prize finalists

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May 3

Prof. Paul Berry, on Dvořák’s "New World" Symphony

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Tai Murray
Meet Tai Murray
Violinist Tai Murray has been described by The Philadelphia Inquirer as “a violinist with more than technique on her mind” and a musician of “exceptional assurance and style.”
To teach is to guide the moment, to ask each question, and to understand the necessity of an answer—if there is one.
Tai Murray, Assistant Professor, Adjunct, of Violin

Admissions at YSM

Applications open on September 15
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2022-2023 academic year

Applicants are required to submit prescreening recordings, in addition to completing all sections of the online application, by December 1.

Thought Leadership

Direct insight from esteemed community members

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Fostering gender diversity through new work

"I hope there’s some seventh-grade girl sitting in the middle of some clarinet section somewhere, and maybe her band is playing the piece, and maybe she has an epiphany: 'Wait, a composer is a thing?'" composer and YSM alum Roshanne Etezady says.
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Participants in "The Snowy Day" opera workshop

An ascendant composer, music for healing

In January, the Houston Grand Opera (HGO) workshopped "The Snowy Day" commissioned from composer Joel Thompson ’20MMA in 2017
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Profiles in Persistence: Women of YSM

Meet some of the women who've helped shape the school
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