The Department of Music is the home of scholars and students who continue a tradition of study stretching back to the ancient world. One of the seven original liberal arts, music maintains a place in the university as a subject of broad and passionate interest to composers, historians, ethnomusicologists, performers, and theorists. At Yale, all of these form a community dedicated to furthering a knowledge and love of music. Using the abundant musical resources at Yale—which include graduate professional schools of Music, Art, and Drama, an Institute for Sacred Music, a renowned collection of historical instruments, and an exceptionally large library of scores, recordings, books, and original manuscripts—the Department of Music provides an extraordinarily rich musical environment unmatched by any other college or university. More information is provided in the About Us page.


December 12, 2022
The Modern Language Association of America recently awarded its twenty-fifth annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies...
September 15, 2022
The Yale News recently interviewed Lindsay Wright for their Office Hours series.  Very interesting!
August 29, 2022
Professor Gundula Kreuzer was recently elected as a member of the Academia Europaea - The Academy of Europe.
June 21, 2022
Emily Korzeniewski (PhD ‘24) has won the Hollace Anne Schafer Memorial Award from the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society. The Schafer Award is given...
June 14, 2022
Robert P. Morgan passed away on November 17, 2021, after a career as a leading scholar and teacher of 19th- and 20th-century music.  Morgan was raised in Nashville, Tennessee...