Yale School of Music
The Yale School of Music, a graduate professional school within Yale University, is a worldwide leader in educating the creative musicians and cultural leaders of tomorrow. It is the only school of music in the Ivy League.
The School of Music maintains a highly selective admission process, admitting approximately 200 students who come from the finest American and international conservatories and universities to study with our distinguished faculty.
YSM is an integral part of an international research university that not only cherishes its academic heritage but also values all of the arts. At Yale you will find an array of libraries, art galleries, historical collections, theatrical productions, and a rich concert life.
The School’s mission:
The Yale School of Music educates and inspires students with exceptional artistic and academic talent for service to the profession and to society.
The School fosters a vibrant musical environment where graduate level performers and composers realize their highest artistic potential with an internationally distinguished faculty.
To prepare students for roles as cultural leaders, the School engages fully with the University’s extraordinary intellectual and technological resources while collaborating with artistic centers throughout the world.