Music in Schools Initiative

Welcome to the Music in Schools Initiative.

The Music in Schools Initiative (MISI) shares, with School of Music students, New Haven Public Schools students, and individuals involved in arts education throughout the country, the School’s commitment to fostering cultural leadership and ensuring an active music life for students nationwide.

The Music in Schools Initiative is supported by a gift from the Yale College Class of 1957.

something for everyone

The Music in Schools Initiative in New Haven is a partnership, a community, and a living laboratory.

New Haven Community

The Music in Schools Initiative partners with the New Haven Public Schools to support music educators and provides opportunities for students to participate in music-making.

A Living Laboratory

The Music in Schools Initiative provides School of Music graduate students the opportunity to develop their teaching style and explore music as a tool for inclusion and social transformation.

Symposium on Music in Schools

The biannual Symposium on Music in Schools gathers leaders in the field for a discussion about how music education might best become an integral and important part of any public school curriculum.