Since 1995, the Executive Board has granted SMT Lifetime Memberships in recognition of truly outstanding contributions to the field of music theory. The following individuals have been recognized in this manner.

1995

Allen Forte (for citation, see Aug. 1996 Newsletter, page 3) Milton Babbitt (Aug. 1996 Newsletter, page 3)

2000

David Lewin (Feb. 2001 Newsletter, page 1)

2001

Leonard Meyer (Feb. 2002 Newsletter, pages 2-3)

2002

Richmond Browne (Feb. 2003 Newsletter, pages 3-4) John Clough (Feb. 2003 Newsletter, pages 2-3) Mary Wennerstrom (Feb. 2003 Newsletter, pages 4-5)

2009

Sarah Fuller (Feb. 2010 Newsletter, pages 8-9)

2010

Wayne Alpern (Feb. 2011 Newsletter, page 5)

2012

Carl Schachter (Feb. 2013 Newsletter, page 16)

2013

Lee Rothfarb (Statement read at the 2013 Meeting in his honor)

2017

Mary Arlin (Feb. 2018 Newsletter) Maureen Carr (Feb. 2018 Newsletter) Robert Morris (Feb. 2018 Newsletter) Peter Westergaard (Feb. 2018 Newsletter)

2019

Severine Neff Michael Cherlin David Huron