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Theorists who reside outside the United States and Canada are invited to apply.

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).

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.

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From June 1 to 30, 2024, founding SMT Treasurer Mary Wennerstrom will add $25 to each donation of $5 or more to the SMT.

Peer Learning Program workshops are three-hour seminars led by prominent scholars. They provide the opportunity to learn—from the workshop leader as well as from peers—new perspectives on fundamental issues in music theory, and to apply that learning to research and teaching. The topics range widely across music-theoretical research and teaching interests. 

The Graduate Student Workshop Program (GSWP) emphasizes instruction, participation, and discussion among graduate students. 

Each year the Annual Meeting Grants Subcommittee considers special funding requests from standing committees, interest groups, and individual SMT members for activities held at the SMT Annual Meeting.