Yale School of Music

  • Ray Zhou, Director of Admissions 


    MASTER OF MUSIC (MM): A two-year program for students who hold a bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) in music or another subject.

    MASTER OF MUSICAL ARTS (MMA): A two-year program that offers enhanced training to students who hold a MM degree in the same major

    ARTIST DIPLOMA (AD): A two-year program for instrumentalists and singers on the verge of a major career. Applicants must hold a high school diploma

    DOCTOR OF MUSICAL ARTS (DMA): Comprised of a two-year residency followed by a three-year post-residency. Applicants must hold a MM degree in the same major

    CERTIFICATE IN PERFORMANCE: A three-year program for a small number of gifted students who do not hold a bachelor's degree

    BA/MM: An option for instrumentalists to complete a BA from Yale College and a MM from YSM in five years

    String Quartet Fellowship: The residency offers an exceptional young quartet the opportunity to work closely with the Brentano String Quartet

    Collaborative Piano Fellowship: Fellowship opportunity to outstanding pianists to further their training in collaborative piano

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