About Us

The Yale Graduate Music Symposium was founded to promote collegiality and the exchange of ideas between graduate students in all areas of music research. The biennial conference is organized by the ethnomusicology, musicology, and music theory graduate students at Yale’s Department of Music. 

Please send all correspondence to:


Yale Graduate Student Symposium
c/o Yale Department of Music
469 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511

2016 YGMS Committee
(names appear in alphabetical order by last name)

Conference Chairs: Joshua Gailey, Marco Ladd

Publicity: Stefanie Acevedo, Laura Brown, Holly Chung, Liam Hynes 

Abstract Curation: Annelies Andries

Website: Stefanie Acevedo
Graphic Design: Cat Slowik

Food/Hospitality: Andrew Chung, Brianne Dolce, Mark Rodgers, Will Watson

Panel Chairs: Nicholas Curry, Angharad Davis, Marissa Glynias, Brian Miller, Kamala Schelling


We thank the following individuals for their generous support:
Professor James Hepokoski (Department Chair)
Professor Daniel Harrison (Director of Graduate Studies)
Bethany Hayes, Kristine Kinsella, Sue Penny (Department of Music Staff)

We also acknowledge the genereous financial support of:
GSAS Dean’s Fund for Symposia
Department of Music, Yale University