Latest News & Announcements

Directional signs in front of a mountain vista
September 15, 2023

The Conference Guides Program, sponsored by the Professional Development Committee, offers a simple and informal means for longer-term SMT members to welcome and connect with newer members. This program plays an important role in making the conference—and discipline—welcoming to all. We need both Conference Guides (longer-term SMT members) and participants.

2022 award winner Audrey Slote presenting
October 17, 2019
This award is given annually to a graduate or undergraduate music student for a scholarly presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory. Application deadline: October 1.
JIA Guoping giving an interview
September 20, 2023
SMT-V 9.5, Poetry and Musical Organization in JIA Guoping's The Wind Sounds in the Sky (2002)" by Yi-Cheng Daniel Wu is now available at
August 2, 2023
The August 2023 issue of the SMT newsletter is now available!
sea turtle
July 14, 2023
With articles by Agmon, Belcher, Martin, and Tatar; conference report by Conlee.
Animal Crossing player characters dressed up as Mozart and as Mario appear on a mockup of the Animal Crossing user interface.
July 14, 2023
SMT-V 9.4, “Variations on a Theme by K. K. Slider: Memory and Play in Animal Crossing: New Horizons” by Nathaniel Mitchell, is now available at and on Youtube.
inserting ballot
May 21, 2023
Election results are in! Vice President: Leigh VanHandel; Members-at-Large: Horace Maxile and Melissa Hoag.