Collection Closed for Renovations to Building’s Exterior

The exterior of the Collection’s home at 15 Hillhouse Avenue is currently undergoing renovation. As a consequence, the museum will be closed from Sunday, May 5, to Thursday, November 7, 2019. Staff may be reached by telephone or email. Telephone: 203 432 0822 Email: William Purvis, Director william.purvis (at) yale.edu Susan E. Thompson, Curator susan.thompson […]

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Christina Linsenmeyer appointed Associate Curator of the Collection of Musical Instruments

Christina Linsenmeyer Robert Blocker, Dean of the Yale School of Music, has recently announced that Christina Linsenmeyer will join the staff of the Yale University Collection of Musical Instruments in May 2019. Below is his announcement to the Yale community: Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Christina Linsenmeyer has been appointed Associate Curator […]

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Lecture-Recital

On Tuesday, April 16 at 4pm DMA candidate Jonathan Salamon (‘23 YSM) will present his lecture-recital, Rediscovering Marianna Martines, Composer and Performer in the Vienna of Haydn and Mozart. Marianna Martines (1744-1812) was an important and widely-admired figure in her day who dropped into obscurity after her death. A four-hands sonata partner of W.A. Mozart’s at musical parties, […]

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Requiescat in pace – Frank Rutkowski

  Requiescat in pace Francis Edwin “Frank” Rutkowski 12 December 1932 – 18 January 2019 Builder and Restorer of Harpsichords Jersey City, New Jersey Conservator of Harpsichords, Virginals and Clavichords Yale University Collection of Musical Instruments Audio clip and score:  https://yale.box.com/s/oa5upo87a04eyvzyfpypjly8ptcpgw0a Louis Couperin, Pièces de clavecin ré mineur, Prélude (unmeasured) (2:06 minutes) Harpsichord by Rutkowski […]

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