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

Charles Ives & the American Tradition:
European Influences on America

Norfolk Festival Music Shed
Jul 19, 8:00PM

Charles Ives & the American Tradition:
European Influences on America

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Special Event
Imani Winds

Norfolk Festival Music Shed
Jul 20, 8:00PM

Special Event
Imani Winds

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Dover Quartet

Norfolk Festival Music Shed
Jul 26, 8:00PM

Dover Quartet

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Class of 2024

Commencement
YSM grad at commencement

Congratulations, Class of 2024!

The Yale School of Music's commencement ceremony will be held on Monday, May 20, 2024, at 12 p.m., in Morse Recital Hall, following the Yale University ceremony.

News

The latest headlines

Sam Hollister
Jul 5

Samuel Hollister named assistant conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Terra String Quartet
Jul 3

Terra String Quartet named YSM’s fellowship quartet-in-residence

commencement 2024
May 22

“Here’s to You!” YSM Class of 2024

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Augustin Hadelich
Meet Augustin Hadelich
Augustin Hadelich has established himself as one of the major violinists of our time.
My role in teaching is not only to help with violin-centered technique and advice, but also to serve as a guide in the process of students finding what they want to say to the world as artists.
Augustin Hadelich, Professor in the Practice of Violin

About YSM

An internationally distinguished faculty
David Shifrin giving a clarinet lesson.

Meet our Faculty

Recognized around the world for their performances, compositions, and scholarship, Yale School of Music faculty are an invaluable resource for our students, our audiences, and our field.