The 2014 Annual Meeting in Milwaukee

Meeting 2014 - Milwaukee
Photo courtesy of VISIT Milwaukee

The 2014 Meeting, co-sponsored with AMS, will be in Milwaukee, WI, November 6-9 at the Hilton Hotel and Milwaukee Convention Center. Registration for the conference is now open. The final program is now available.

A block of rooms is now available at the Doubletree Hotel, located near the conference hotel, at the same rates. Click here for details.

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About the SMT

The Society for Music Theory (SMT) promotes music theory as a scholarly and pedagogical discipline. We include among our members not only teachers and students, but also non-academics who have a deep interest in the field. All those who enjoy engaging with music theory are invited to join our welcoming community of musicians who are passionate about this subject.

L. Poundie Burstein Photo

L. Poundie Burstein
President, Society for Music Theory

Blog: SMT Musings


Allen Forte

We are sad to report the passing of SMT Honorary Member Allen Forte (1926-2014), eminent music theorist, pedagogue, first President of SMT, and mentor and dear friend to many members of our Society.

Music Theory Spectrum, Volume 36/2 Fall 2014, is now available online.

SMT Mission Statement

The Society for Music Theory promotes the development of and engagement with music theory as a scholarly and pedagogical discipline. We construe this discipline broadly as embracing all approaches, from conceptual to practical, and all perspectives, including those of the scholar, listener, composer, performer, teacher, and student. The Society is committed to fostering diversity, inclusivity, and gender equity in the field.

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