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. Submit a new event to be added to this list by clicking here.

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Annual Meeting of the Music Theory Society of New York State (MTSNYS)

Hofstra University, Long Island, New York

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North American Conference on Video Game Music

Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

Kodaly Symposium

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

The Texas Tech UniversitySchool of MusicComposer Celebration Seriesis proud to announce a symposium honoring the life, scholarship,and music of Zoltán Kodály.Bestremembered for his contributions to music education, Kodály also was an accomplished composer, musicologist, and linguist.He…

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New England Conference of Music Theorists (NECMT)

Yale UniversityNew Haven, Connecticut

The New England Conference of Music Theorists (NECMT) is pleased to announce its thirty-fifth annual meeting, which will be held April 24–25, 2020,at Yale University in New Haven,Connecticut. The meeting will coincide with a symposium honoring Patrick McCreless on the occasion of his retirement…

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Imperfection as an Aesthetic Idea in Music: Perspectives from Musicology and Artistic Research

University for Music and the Performing Arts, Graz, Austria (Kunstuniversität Graz)

When we look to music, are we looking for perfection? Or does imperfection ultimately have more aesthetic value for us as practitioners and researchers? Historically, perfection has been treated with suspicion as an aesthetic idea in general. Already in the 1757 On the Sublime and the Beautiful…

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Expression, Language, and Music Conference

Lyceum Conference Center, Hartford, Connecticut

Expression, Language, and Music (ELM)* is to be a biennial conference that brings together researchers from linguistics, music theory, anthropology, neurobiology, cognitive science, philosophy, and more, with the aim of integrating recent findings and insights from diverse perspectives…

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Early Music Conference: "Musicking: Culturally Informed Performance Practices"

University of Oregon, School of Music and Dance, Eugene, Oregon

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International Summit on Gender, Sexuality, and Equity in Grove Music Online

University of Guelph (Canada)

In the fall of 2019, Grove Music Online (GMO) will launch a comprehensive revision and expansion of its content relating to gender and sexuality.

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MusCan Annual Conference 2020

Western University, London, Canada

The Canadian University Music Society (MusCan) will hold its annual conference in conjunction with Congress 2020 from June 3rd - 5th, 2020, at Western University, Don Wright Faculty of Music in London, Ontario. We acknowledge that the Western University campus is situated on the traditional…

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21st Biennial International Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

The 21st Biennial International Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music will take place at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada), from June 18 to June 20, 2020. The keynote speaker will be Professor Emanuele Senici, University of Rome “La Sapienza.”

Music, Theory, and Their Sources

Newberry Library, Chicago IL

MUSIC, THEORY, AND THEIR SOURCES

The Early Music Analysis Interest Group of the Society for Music Theory is proud to announce their third biennial conference, co-sponsored with the Newberry Library’s Center for Renaissance Studies.

Dates: Thursday, June 18–Saturday, June 20, 2020…

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The Neurosciences and Music VII

Aarhus, Denmark

The Mariani Foundation for Paediatric Neurology announces The Neurosciences and Music - VII congress to be held in Aarhus, Denmark, from 19 to 22 June, 2020. The seventh edition of this established series will again gather the main experts from all over the world for the most important…

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Sixth International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music

Musée de l’Homme, 17 place du Trocadéro, 75116 Paris, France

The sixth international conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM 6) will take place in Paris in 2020—a year that marks the tenth anniversary of the AAWM conference series. As AAWM has done in the past, this conference will bring together scholars, composers, and performers to…

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Schumann’s Faust on the Verges of Music Theatre

Ghent University, Belgium

Robert Schumann’s long underestimated “Szenen aus Goethes Faust” (1844–53) for soloists, choir, and orchestra has increasingly been recognized as one of the composer’s masterpieces. Together with Ghent University, the University of Leuven, and the University of Toronto, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen…

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International Conference on Musical Form

Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

The Society for Music Analysis Formal Theory Study Group invites proposals for the International Conference on Musical Form. For at least the last 25 years, music theory has witnessed remarkable developments in this area. This renewed interest, referred to as the ‘new Formenlehre’, has stemmed…

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Birmingham Music Analysis Conference (BrumMAC 2020)

University of Birmingham, UK

The Birmingham Music Analysis Conference (BrumMAC 2020), sponsored by the Society for Music Analysis (SMA), will take place on Thurs 23 to Saturday 25 July 2020 at the University of Birmingham. We welcome paper proposals on any aspect of theory or analysis, relating to music of any genre and…

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