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School of Music welcomes 100 new students for next year

08-056_yalemusic_630The Yale School of Music is pleased to welcome next year's incoming class to New Haven.

Every February, the most talented young musicians from around the world audition for an opportunity to continue their musical training with Yale's distinguished faculty. The new incoming class is a diverse group of 100 exceptional musicians coming from 58 undergraduate institutions. International students, representing 21 countries from across the globe, make up half the incoming class.

This year's admissions showed an unusually high yield of 78%, with ten studios – cello, clarinet, composition, conducting, flute, guitar, harp, oboe, trombone, and opera – enrolling 100% of admitted students. Admissions were extremely competitive, with 1270 applications (5% higher than the previous year) and an admission rate of 8.4%.