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 […]

Photo Essay | “Humans of the ISM”

If you’re a savvy internet user, you are undoubtedly familiar with the “Humans of New York” page on Facebook.  With its tagline “New York City, one story at a time,” the page weaves together personal narratives and moving photos to create a mosaic of the incredible diversity and humanity found […]

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 […]

ISM Admissions on the Road!

Greetings, and happy October! With the fall season officially upon us, and a new academic year in full swing, it’s now time to start thinking about Admissions season here at the ISM!  The deadline for application to our music programs is December 1, 2015; the deadline […]

Student Essay | Mark Koyama, M.Div ’16

A Hope That Cannot be Killed in the Streets Liberation Theology Alive in El Salvador by Mark Koyama “Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs. (Mark 10:14) During […]

Schola Tour 2015 | England and Paris

Following successful concerts in New Haven and New York, conductor David Hill led Yale Schola Cantorum on their biennial international concert tour, traveling to England and France from May 21 through 31, 2015.  Schola was joined by historical performance ensemble Juilliard415 to perform Beethoven’s Mass in C Major, Op. 86 and Haydn’s Symphony No. 94, […]

ISM Community Day | Student Perspectives

Megan Mitchell (M.A.R. ‘15) To search for the good and make it matter: this is the real challenge for the artist. Not simply to transform ideas or revelations into matter, but to make those revelations actually matter. ~Estella Conwill Majoza At the ISM, we have the […]

Alumni Profile: Tuesday Rupp, M.Div. ’13

  We have an extraordinary group of talented students here at the ISM.  We also have an extraordinary group of ISM alumni! Today’s article comes from one of our more recent graduates, Tuesday Rupp (M.Div. ’13), who’s here to tell you more about her newest […]