Alumnus awarded $500,000 for music education program

The Heartbeat Music Project, which provides music education to Navajo students, is the recipient of the Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award

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Wayne Escoffery leads Yale Jazz Ensemble in performance celebrating Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington

New Yale Jazz Ensemble Director Wayne Escoffery led the band in a concert on Wednesday, as band members expressed frustration with University policies for the performing arts.

Music School denies Chinese social media rumors that detained pianist Yundi Li was offered a tenured professor role

After Chinese pianist Yundi Li was detained for hiring a sex worker on Oct. 22, a rumor on Chinese social media claimed Li was appointed to Music School faculty; The Yale School of Music denied the allegations.

Yale Glee Club puts on joint fundraising concert with Harvard, Princeton

In its first in-person official concert since February 2020, the Yale Glee Club will host a joint fundraising event called Hand in Hand. The Club […]

Benjamin Beckman ’24 embarks on a musical odyssey new album “VOYAGE”

On Friday, listeners are invited to embark on an odyssey led by Benjamin Beckman ’24, an undergraduate student composer with a passion for innovative musical […]

Students experience early Halloween fright as YSO Halloween Show tickets sell out within seconds

Tickets for the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s annual Halloween concert sold out in under a minute on Monday night, leading to a burgeoning black market for […]

YSO to present “Hope”

The Yale Symphony Orchestra will open its season this Saturday with a concert called “Hope” at 7:30 p.m. in Woolsey Hall. The repertoire consists of […]

Opera Theatre to stage double-bill production of “Always/Sāvitri”

The Opera Theatre of Yale College, or OTYC, will stage a double-bill production of “Always” by Jonathan Bailey Holland and “Sāvitri” by Gustav Holst as […]

Yale Concert Band to give first in-person concert of the semester

The Yale Concert Band will host a concert today featuring music that spans continents, cultures and styles. This show is both the YCB’s first in-person […]

2020 Whiffenpoofs Release “Whiffs on Ice”

The 2020 Whiffenpoofs, one of Yale’s most renowned singing groups, released their new album after a nearly 15-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Along […]

Yale Philharmonia gives first in-person concert since pandemic’s start

On Friday, Sep. 24 in Woolsey Hall, Yale Philharmonia gave its first in-person concert since before the COVID-19 pandemic began, with music by Maurice Ravel […]

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