SMT Jacksonville 2024

The Society for Music Theory celebrates its forty-seventh Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida, November 7–10, 2024.


Visit Jacksonville built a microsite for our attendees to use. Visit the site to learn more about Jacksonville, including where to eat, what to do, and how to get there.


Information about the conference can be found on the SMT website

Hotel Reservations 

The Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel (225 E Coastline Drive) has reserved a block of rooms for conference attendees. The rates are $169/night for single and double occupancy; $194/night for triple occupancy; $219/night for quadruple occupancy; and $169 for student quadruple occupancy (limited rooms available). Hotel reservations for non-students may be made online.  SMT student members should have received an email with a code to reserve at the student rate; please email Jennifer Diaz at if you did not receive the email. 

Using the conference room block at this hotel helps us meet our contractual obligations and keeps you close to all conference activities.

Conference Registration

Conference registration is open and available on our website. The rates are as follows:

Rate Category Early (6/01–9/27/2024) Regular (9/28–11/1/2024)
Student or low-income $70.00 $95.00
Emeritus/Retired $100.00 $135.00
Standard $130.00 $175.00
Student Helpers

We are in need of student volunteers to assist during the conference. Volunteers will receive a registration fee waiver in exchange for 6.5 hours of service. The deadline to apply is September 6

Hotel Accessibility

Every effort will be made to meet the unique requirements of all attendees. For specific needs or questions please contact Jennifer Diaz, Executive Director, at  


The Society provides several sponsorship opportunities for organizations at our Annual Meeting. 


The deadline to reserve an exhibit booth is September 6

Program Guide Advertisements 

The final deadline to reserve a program guide ad is September 6

Latest News & Announcements

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By participating in this year’s meeting, you will reach a large, specialized audience of customers for your products and services. We are expecting more than 400 registrants of leading specialists in the U.S., Canada, and other countries, including heads of research institutes, academic deans and department chairs, private consultants, and graduate students.

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Please join us this fall as we gather for our 47th Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, FL. Our Annual Meeting attracts more than 650 theorists from colleges, universities, and conservatories from around the world

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The SMT provides funding to certain eligible groups to travel to the annual meeting, listed below.

This annual award honors an outstanding undergraduate syllabus that promotes diversity in music theory. Deadline for applications: August 21.

These grants help reimburse authors for out-of-pocket expenses associated with the preparation and publishing of any article or book in the field of music theory that has been accepted for publication (e.g., music examples, the payment of copyright or permission fees, the production of graphic and illustrative material, and the development of any relevant computer software, audio material, or other multi-media components essential to the text’s production).
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With articles by Boyle and Sherrill, Donaldson, Geary, Gran, Neidhöfer, Eron, and Tönies.

The editorial board of SMT-Pod is seeking proposals for Season 4 episodes! Proposals must be submitted by July 15, 2024 at 11:59 pm EST to be considered for the upcoming season. We encourage those in all stages of their research to submit their work. SMT-Pod is proud to collaborate with authors with varying levels of audio recording/editing experience. All are welcome. SMT-Pod employs an Open Collaborative Peer Review process rather than a more traditional anonymous peer review.