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:
Ives: Likes & Dislikes

Norfolk Festival Music Shed
Jul 5, 8:00PM

Charles Ives & the American Tradition:
Ives: Likes & Dislikes

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Brentano Quartet and Rieko Aizawa

Norfolk Festival Music Shed
Jul 6, 8:00PM

Brentano Quartet and Rieko Aizawa

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Charles Ives & the American Tradition:
Folk Inspirations

Norfolk Festival Music Shed
Jul 12, 8:00PM

Charles Ives & the American Tradition:
Folk Inspirations

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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.

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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.