Latest News & Announcements

Brittany Howard playing guitar at a concert
May 7, 2022
SMT-V 8.3, “The Feel of the Guitar in Popular Music Performance” by Nicholas Shea, is now available at
April 12, 2022
This annual award honors an outstanding undergraduate syllabus that promotes diversity in music theory. Deadline: June 15.
April 8, 2022
With articles by Alcalde, Cairns, Hannan, London, Martin, Murphy, Rahn, Reenan, and Zeller; reviews by Barna and Duinker.
March 17, 2022
We are happy to announce the two winners of this year’s Dissertation Fellowships, Kája Lill and Anna Yu Wang.
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May 7, 2022
SMT-V 8.2, “Clara Schumann’s op. 16 no. 3 and 'Fifth Above, Third Below': Discerning Inverted Canonic Potential” by Scott Murphy, is now available at
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April 8, 2022

We condemn the military invasion of Ukraine launched by Vladimir Putin. In this difficult time, we offer support to scholars, practitioners, and culture workers throughout the affected region and to those who have family or cultural ties with Ukraine.

April 8, 2022

These awards recognize significant contributions to music theory, analysis, or history of theory.