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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Yale School of Music and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Yale School of Music, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Yale School of Music include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Yale School of Music alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Yale School of Music are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Yale School of Music.

Alumni include Marco Beltrami, Richard Stoltzman and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Yale School of Music?” and “Which celebrities are Yale School of Music alumni?”
Marco Beltrami is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Yale School Of Music Alumni
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Marco Edward Beltrami is an American film composer best known for his work scoring horror films such as Mimic, The Faculty, Resident Evil, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, The Woman in Black. A long-time friend and collaborator of Wes Craven, Beltrami has scored seven of the director's films including ...more

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Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer

Age: 49

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States of America

Credits: Scream, The Hurt Locker, World War Z, Hellboy The Wolverine, + more

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Jahja Ling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Yale School Of Music Alumni
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Jahja Ling; is an orchestra conductor. Since 2004 he has been the music director and conductor of the San Diego Symphony. He is of Hokchiu Chinese descent and is now an American citizen. He is the first and only conductor of Chinese descent to serve as music director of a major U.S. orchestra. ...more

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Profession: Conductor, Music Director

Age: 65

Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

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Video Game Pianist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Yale School Of Music Alumni
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Martin Leung, also known as the Video Game Pianist or the Blindfolded Pianist, is one of the first pianists to gain worldwide recognition for playing popular video game music on the piano, both in concert venues and in online videos. Unlike many recognized musicians, Leung's breakthrough occurred ...more

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Profession: Pianist

Age: 30

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Richard Stoltzman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Yale School Of Music Alumni
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Richard Leslie Stoltzman is an American clarinetist. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, he spent his early years in San Francisco, California, and Cincinnati, Ohio, graduating from Woodward High School in 1960. Today, Stoltzman is part of the faculty list at the New England Conservatory and Boston ...more

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Profession: Clarinetist

Age: 74

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Credits: Solidarity Song: The Hanns Eisler Story

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#22 on The Greatest Clarinetists of All Time

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Emma Lou Diemer is an American composer. Diemer has written many works for orchestra, chamber ensemble, keyboard, voice, chorus, and electronic media. Diemer is a keyboard performer and over the years has given concerts of her own organ works at Washington National Cathedral, The Cathedral of Our ...more

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Profession: Composer

Age: 89

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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David Lang is an American composer living in New York City. He was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Music for The Little Match Girl Passion. ...more

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Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Credits: The Woodmans, Amelia, The Early Years

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Johann Sebastian Paetsch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Yale School Of Music Alumni
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Johann Sebastian Paetsch is an American cellist and musician. ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

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Daniel Asia is an American composer. Daniel Asia was born in Seattle, Washington, in the United States of America. He received a B.A. degree from Hampshire College and a M.M. from the Yale School of Music. His major teachers include Jacob Druckman, Stephen Albert, Gunther Schuller, and Isang Yun in ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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