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 XVIII Call For Papers

New York University

The annual Music and the Moving Image Conference invites abstracts for paper presentations that explore the relationship between the vast universe of moving images (film, television, streaming media, video games, and advertisements) and that of music and sound. We encourage submissions from…

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Pedagogy Into Practice: Teaching Music Theory in the Twenty-first Century

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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, a conference to be held at the Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI on June 2 through 4, 2022. The Program Committee, in…

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Theorizing African American Music

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

“Theorizing African American Music” highlights African American perspectives on music and music theory, perspectives that have historically been marginalized in the academic study of music in the United States. Because American music theory is deeply rooted in whiteness, African Americans have…

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The Society for Musicology in Ireland Annual Plenary Conference

University College Cork, Ireland [ONLINE]

The Annual Plenary Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland (SMI) in 2022 will take place on 24-26 June, hosted by the Department of Music, University College Cork. Proposals for papers are warmly invited in all areas of music, including composition, ethnomusicology, music theory and…

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MTSMA Twentieth Annual Meeting

Virtual

MUSIC THEORY SOCIETY OF THE MID-ATLANTIC Twentieth Annual Meeting Virtual Conference July 29–30, 2022 (Keynote, Workshop, Q&A sessions) July 15 to August 15, 2022 (Presentations available for viewing) Dr. Robert Hasegawa (McGill University) Keynote Speaker Dr.

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Pre- IMS conference Seminar of the Asian-German Studies in Music Working Group

online

In association with the IMS Study Group “Global History of Music”

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Un/Learning: Norms and Routines in Cultural Practice (isaScience 2022)

Reichenau/Rax, Austria

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58th Conference of the Royal Musical Association CFP Deadline Extension

Durham, United Kingdom

The 58th Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association will be hosted by Durham University’s Department of Music between Thursday 8th and Saturday 10th September 2022. The conference aims to promote musical research and practice across all repertories, contexts, methodologies and approaches…

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"Galant Schemata in Theory & Practice" Online Conference

Zoom

"Galant Schemata in Theory & Practice," the first-ever conference devoted to galant schema theory, will be held over Zoom from Friday, September 30-Sunday, October 2, 2022. The conference will include papers, performances, and discussions, and we invite submissions that take advantage of the…

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Topics and Hispanic music: 18th–21st centuries

Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

In recent years the analysis of topics has established itself as one of the most attractive methodological proposals for the study of musical signification. Recent bibliography (Sheinberg 2012; Panos et al. 2013; Mirka 2014, Plesch 2017) reveals the practical capacity of Topic Theory to…

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International Conference on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Croatian Association of Music Theorists (HDGT)

Zagreb, Croatia

The Croatian Association of Music Theorists was founded in Zagreb on 1 March 1997. Today the HDGT has more than 300 members who teach music theory and music history at specialized music schools from elementary to higher educational levels, at general education institutions, or promote music…

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John Williams: Last of the Symphonists? -- International Conference

University of Évry Val d'Essonne (Île-de-France)

JOHN WILLIAMS: LAST OF THE SYMPHONISTS? International Conference, Université d’Évry Val-d’Essonne Paris-Saclay, December 7-9, 2022, organized by Chloé Huvet and Grégoire Tosser in collaboration with Anaïs Fléchet A tutelary figure of film music, primarily associated with spectacle and wonder,…

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