SMT-Pod has debuted its first season! A new episode will be released every Thursday.

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Information on each episode is given below. For more details, go to the SMT-Pod website.

Episode Release date Author Title
1.1 January 13 Scott Murphy “Buxtehude Beats Bach? Qualifying a Canonic Claim”
1.2 January 20 Joe Straus “Musicking While Old: Old Age as Culture” (1/5)
1.3 January 27 John Baxter “The Teardrop Chord: Analyzing the Enigmatic Minor IV Chord in Pop and Film Music”
1.4 February 3 Joe Straus “Musicking While Old: Old Age + Opera” (2/5)
1.5 February 10 Matt Ferrandino “Sonic Identity, Imitation, and Critical Listening in Popular Music”
1.6 February 17 Elizabeth Newton & Franklin Bruno “The Inside of the Tune: Analyzing the Bridge in Pop”
1.7 February 24 Chris Doll “Is Key Real?”
1.8 March 3 Joe Straus “Musicking While Old: Old Composers” (3/5)
1.9 March 10 Nate Mitchell, Sarah A. Gilbert, Timothy Byron, & Justice Srisuk “Facilitating Musical Discussions on Reddit: An Interdisciplinary Conversation"
1.10 March 17 Lucia Pasini “Women composers in fin-de-siècle Paris: Augusta Holmès, Cécile Chaminade, and Jane Vieu”
1.11 March 24 Tyler Howie & Matt Chiu “Untangling and Complicating Generic Boundaries in Post(-Millenial) Punk”
1.12 March 31 Nicholas Hunter “Dialogic and Tropological Processes in Lili Boulanger’s Faust et Hélène”
1.13 April 7 Joe Straus “Musicking While Old: Old Performers” (4/5)
1.14 April 14 Kim Soby with Elizabeth Austin “Misogyny in 19th Century Lieder”
1.15 April 21 Landon Morrison “Making Orchestras Speak/Making Computers Listen”
1.16 April 28 Jennifer Campbell “Journeys Through Middleground: Holding Space Between Academic Analysis and YouTube Entertainment”
1.17 May 5 Joe Straus “Musicking While Old: Old Listeners” (5/5)

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

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