Below is a list of upcoming events that might be of interest to SMT members. You may click on the event title for more information. 

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Music and the Moving Image XX

New York City

CALL FOR PAPERS 2024
Music and the Moving Image Conference XX
Friday, May 24 - Sunday, May 26
New York University

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The Ninth International Conference on Music and Minimalism

Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade, Serbia

MINIMALIST INTERSECTIONS The Ninth International Conference on Music and Minimalism Dates: 29–31 May 2024 Location: Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia Organizers: Society for Minimalist Music Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA) Institute of Musicology SASA in…

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Pedagogy into Practice 2024

University of Oklahoma

The Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Theory Pedagogy is pleased to announce Pedagogy into Practice: Teaching Music Theory in the Twenty-first Century. The Program Committee, in partnership with the Center and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, invites proposals…

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International Symposium on Musical Topics and Topic Theory

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

Leonard Ratner, pioneer of topical analysis, was one of the first modern scholars to insist on the importance of the musical surface in analysis; not to trivialize musical structure and process, but simply to assert that the character of a piece—the part the listener hears, in other words—is of…

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Music, Media, and Narrative in the Streaming Age

University of Music and Theatre Munich, Germany (in-person & online)

Streaming has had a profound effect on how audiovisual narrative media have been produced, distributed, and consumed. Bringing together scholars and practitioners from diverse fields, this conference aims to spotlight aspects of music and sound in the audiovisual narrative landscape – what…

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GMTH International Music Theory Lectures, online panel: Political Pressure and Abuse of Power in Academia and Music Institutions

Online; register here: https://www.gmth.de/lectures/registration.aspx

The GMTH (society of German-language music theory) is pleased to announce the fifth event in their international online lecture series, taking place on Thursday, June 13, 2024, 19:00 CEST. The panel will focus on the topic “Political Pressure and Abuse of Power in Academia and Music Institutions…

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RMA Study Day: "The Piano Music of Thomas Adès"

University of Surrey in Guildford, UK

RMA Study Day

"The Piano Music of Thomas Adès"

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All Ears: Music and Sound in and Beyond Disney Theme Parks

University of Central Florida's Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Program: https://themeparkmusicandsound.org/conference-programme/
Registration: https://a.purplepass.com/events/281743-all-ears

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2nd International Conference of the Working Committee on Music Analysis of the Spanish Society of Musicology SICAM

Universidad de Valladolid

The working committee “Music Analysis: sounds, (con)texts, cultures”, of the Spanish Society of Musicology, was stablished in 2021 with the aim of building a space for dialogue among the community of researchers dedicated to the development of a music analysis conception attentive to surpassing…

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Feminist Theory & Music Conference

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

We would like to announce that the 19th meeting of the Feminist Theory & Music conference will be held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, from June 20-22, 2024. The conference features over three dozen speakers and performers whose work lies variously at the intersections of gender,…

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SMT Performance and Analysis Interest Group (PAIG)

Virtual session

The SMT Performance and Analysis Interest Group (PAIG) invites proposals for 13-minute lightning talks at its inaugural virtual spring meeting, to be held over Zoom on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 8:00 to 9:30 pm Eastern.

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11th International Conference on Digital Libraries for Musicology (In Association with IAML 2024)

Stellenbosch University Konservatorium, South Africa

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Formal Theory Study Group: Study Day

Reid School of Music, University of Edinburgh

The Formal Theory Study Group (FTSG) invites all formal theorists to attend a study day on musical form. The workshop will take place on June 30 2024 at the University of Edinburgh, immediately before the Society for Music Analysis’s annual Music Analysis Conference (EdMAC) on July 1–3, and…

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Music, Musicology and Academic Responsibilities in the 21st Century

Dublin, Ireland

In his Nobel Prize acceptance speech in 2005 Harold Pinter said: “There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false … I believe that these assertions still make sense ... [in] art. So as a writer I stand by them but as a citizen I…

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Edinburgh Music Analysis Conference (EdMAC 2024)

Reid School of Music, University of Edinburgh

The Society for Music Analysis (UK) is pleased to confirm dates for the Edinburgh Music Analysis Conference (EdMAC 2024), which will take place from Monday 1 to Wednesday 3 July 2024 at the Reid School of Music, University of Edinburgh. The conference welcomes submissions in any aspect of music…

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The Second Biennial International Conference of Music and the University

Surrey

The Second Biennial International Conference of Music and the University

University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Thursday 4 – Saturday 6 July 2024

Conference website: http://www.musicandtheuniversity.wordpress.com/

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Popular Music Theory & Analysis Summer School 3

University of Liverpool, UK

The Institutes of Popular Music of both Rochester and Liverpool, together with the Society for Music Analysis, are pleased to announce their third Summer School dedicated to popular music theory and analysis.

Set in the vibrant city of Liverpool, UK, the course will be held on 8th – 10th…

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Society for Music Perception and Cognition

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Alberta, CA

he Society for Music Perception and Cognition invites abstract submissions for presentations, posters, and symposia to be shared at our conference in Banff, Canada, July 25–28, 2024. We welcome contributions from all disciplines exploring a wide range of themes in music perception and cognition…

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Historical Notation Bootcamp

Yale University (New Haven)

Anna Zayaruznaya (Yale University) and Andrew Hicks (Cornell University) are delighted to announce that after an extended pandemic hiatus, the Historical Notation Bootcamp (https://blogs.cornell.edu/hnb/) will be held July 29–August 2, 2024. We are…

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