Latest News & Announcements

November 21, 2022
Part of the mission of the Award for Diversity Course Design is to make it easier to teach diverse courses. The SMT is honored to share the syllabi of its award winners.
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November 18, 2022

SMT is seeking nominations for a new Vice President and two new Members-at-Large.

November 16, 2022
The Society for Music Theory is pleased to announce its 2022 publication award winners.
rhyme chart of "Grindin" by Clipse
October 30, 2022
SMT-V 8.6, “When Hip-Hop Accents Collide (They Create Syncopation)” by Ben Duinker, is now available at
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October 27, 2022

The forty-sixth Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory (SMT) will be held jointly with the American Musicological Society (AMS) in Denver, Colorado from Thursday, November 9, to Sunday, November 12, 2023. The Program Committee invites proposals on any topic related to music theory.

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September 27, 2022
With articles by Aaslid; Boss; Gardner; Shea; Goldman; Long; McAdams, Goodchild, and Soden; Micchelli; Nobile; and O'Hara.
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August 28, 2022
SMT-V 8.5, "Flat 2 as Hotness in Post-Millennial Pop​​​​​​​" by Eron F.S., is now available at