Latest News & Announcements

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October 1, 2020
DEADLINE EXTENDED to Monday, January 18! The Program Committee invites proposals on any topic related to music theory.
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December 12, 2019
Access the SMT content platform and view conference materials through January 15.
January 9, 2021

The deadline for subvention grant applications in Spring 2021 is January 30.

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January 2, 2021

SMT-V 7.1, “Music Appreciation Through Animation: “Percy Scholes’s ‘AudioGraphic’ Piano Rolls,” by Stephanie Probst, is now available at

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December 30, 2020
We are pleased to announce the publication of Music Theory Online 26.4.
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December 30, 2020
Lina Sofia Tabak's presentation "Pulse Dissonance in Colombian Currulao" is the winner of the 2020 SMT Student Presentation Award.
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November 19, 2020
On behalf of the editorial board and staff of Music Theory Online, we are pleased to announce the publication of Music Theory Online 26.3. This issue contains eight feature articles, a tribute to the music of Chen Yi (b. 1953), and two book reviews.