All posts filed under “Yale School of Music

Humans of the ISM | Daniel Moody, M.M. ’16

What I like about the ISM is having the chance to collaborate with other people. The ISM colloquium project I did with Emilie [Casey] and Audrey [Fernandez-Fraser] was a highlight, because it was working with other people who had such different strengths and passions. I […]

Humans of the ISM | Kristian Kohler, M.Div. ’16

I grew up singing in church choirs. In high school, I was in a community chorus, and the director was also the organist at our church, and he ended up becoming my voice, piano and organ teacher. He really encouraged me to stay involved in […]

Humans of the ISM | Bethany Carlson, M.Div. ’16

In February of 2016, renowned journalist and poet Eliza Griswold spoke at the Whitney Humanities Center about her experience in reporting on women in Afghanistan, the Syrian refugee crisis, and persecution of Christians in Iraq under ISIS. She also discussed how her roles as poet […]

Humans of the ISM | Audrey Fernandez-Fraser and Patrick Murray

Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, M.Div 2016, comes to the ISM YDS from a multidisciplinary background that includes evolutionary biology, music composition, and singing. Her faith is influenced by Hinduism, Buddhism, Unitarian Universalism, and Mormonism. She is treasuring her time at YDS and the ISM, especially in daily prayer […]

Humans of the ISM | Toward a More Inclusive Yale

The Yale community has been having essential conversations, especially in recent weeks and months, about the need to increase and respect diversity and inclusion within our community and beyond.  You can read more about the actions Yale has taken, the actions it will take, and […]

It’s the final countdown…

…of Admissions season, that is!  With just a few weeks left before the February 1st divinity application deadline, a holiday break right around the corner, and finals in full swing on campus, things are definitely busy around the ISM!  Many of you may be in the midst […]

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Humans of the ISM | Hannah Carr, M.M. ’17

One of the things I really like is the camaraderie within the ISM. Because there aren’t so many students you feel like you get to know people…especially within the ISM music school, you really get to know students within your discipline, something you don’t see […]

Alumni Profile | Dashon Burton, M.M. ’11

Before coming to Yale, bass-baritone Dashon Burton began his professional studies at Case Western Reserve University and graduated from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. After singing with Cantus, a professional men’s classical vocal ensemble, Burton entered the ISM, where he studied vocal literature with […]