Latest News & Announcements

April 4, 2021
The Executive Board of the Society for Music Theory condemns the acts of anti-Asian violence that have been occurring this year in the United States and continue to escalate. We urge you to reach out to members of our Society who have been especially affected by these violent acts of the last three weeks, and who are dealing with this pain every day.
April 4, 2021
With articles by Beaudoin, Beavers, Garza, Hilewicz, Hudson, Li, Maler, Komaniecki, and Salley; reviews by Boyle, Leydon, Sherrill, Swinkin, Rings, and Hilewicz.
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April 4, 2021
With articles by Smith, Yunek, Wadsworth, Needle, Ng, Yust, Burns, Wiskus, Sullivan, Schumann; reviews by Trevor, Reybrouck, and Shanahan.
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March 25, 2021
SMT-V 7.3, “A Film Scene for Schoenberg’s Begleitungsmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene” by Orit Hilewicz & Stephen Sewell, is now available at
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March 10, 2021
Graduate student workshops: Professor Nancy Rogers of Florida State University will be presenting a workshop on Intersections of Music Cognition and Music Theory Pedagogy; Professor Kyle Adams of Indiana University will be presenting a workshop on Analyzing Hip-Hop through the Music of Daniel Dumile. Peer Learning Programs: Professor Arnie Cox of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music will be presenting a workshop on Music & Emotion: A Semi-Practical Approach; Professor Áine Heneghan of the University of Michigan will be presenting a workshop on Form and Forming: Schoenbergian Analysis.
February 28, 2021
This new annual award will honor an outstanding undergraduate syllabus that promotes diversity in music theory.
February 17, 2021
Nominations are now open for our seven publication awards. The deadline for nominations is April 1.