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About the SMT

Our Society includes among our members not only teachers and students, but also non-academics who have a deep interest in the field. All those who enjoy engaging with music theory are invited to join our welcoming community of musicians who are passionate about this subject

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L. Poundie Burstein
President, Society for Music Theory

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SMT Mission Statement

The Society for Music Theory promotes the development of and engagement with music theory as a scholarly and pedagogical discipline. We construe this discipline broadly as embracing all approaches, from conceptual to practical, and all perspectives, including those of the scholar, listener, composer, performer, teacher, and student. The Society is committed to fostering diversity, inclusivity, and gender equity in the field.


Music Theory Spectrum Cover

The latest issue of Music Theory Spectrum (Volume 37, Issue 1) is now available. Members can log in and access the "MTS at Oxford Journals" link on the sidebar.

Music Theory Online

The latest issue of Music Theory Online (Volume 21, Number 1 is now available.

SMT Elections

The 2015 Election of Officers for the Society for Music Theory is now open and will run from April 1 through April 22. If you are a current member, you can vote here.

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