Interest Groups

Below is a list of SMT interest groups. Also listed are three standing committees: the Committee on the Status of Women , the Committee on Diversity, and the Professional Development Committee. Membership in the interests groups is open to all SMT members; please contact the chairs of the interest groups to find out how to join. Please refer also to the Interest Group Guidelines.


Committee on Diversity

As noted above, this is a standing committee, not an interest group. For information about this committee, please see the Committee on Diversity webpage.

Committee on the Status of Women (CSW)

As noted above, this is a standing committee, not an interest group. For information about this committee, please see the CSW webpage.

Dance and Movement

Contacts: Kara Yoo Leaman, kara.leaman@yale.edu, Rebecca Simpson-Litke, rsimplit@uga.edu

Early Music Analysis Interest Group

Contact: Megan Long, megan.long@oberlin.edu
Website: Early Music Group

Film and Multimedia Interest Group

Contact: Mark Richards, mcrichards@fsu.edu
Website: Film and Multimedia Interest Group

History of Theory Interest Group

Contact: Nathan Martin, natha@umich.edu
Website: History of Theory Interest Group

Interest Group on Improvisation

Contact: Chris Stover, stoverc@newschool.edu
Website: SMT Improvisation Group

Jazz Interest Group (SMT-Jz)

Contact: Stefan Love, sclove@music.umass.edu
Website: SMT Jazz Interest Group

Mathematics of Music Analysis Group

Contact: Richard Plotkin, richardp@buffalo.edu
Website: SMT Mathematics and Music Interest Group

Music and Disability Interest Group (DISMUS)

Contact: Bruce Quaglia, bruce.quaglia@gmail.com
Website: Music and Disability Interest Group

Music and Philosophy Interest Group

Contacts: Brian Kane, brian.kane@yale.edu, Bryan Parkhurst, bryanparkhurst@gmail.com, Naomi Waltham-Smith, naomiwal@sas.upenn.edu
Website: Music and Philosophy Interest Group

Music and Psychoanalysis

Contacts: David Bard-Schwarz, david.schwarz@unt.edu and Clara Latham, clara.latham@gmail.com
Website: Music and Psychoanalysis Interest Group

Music Cognition Group

Contact: Janet Bourne, jebourne1@gmail.com
Website: Music Cognition Group

Music Informatics Group

Contact: Daniel Shanahan, daniel.shanahan@gmail.com
Website: SMT Informatics Site

Music Theory Pedagogy Interest Group

Contact: Daniel Stevens, stevens@udel.edu
Website: SMT Pedagogy Group

Performance and Analysis Interest Group

Contacts: Daniel Barolsky, barolskd@beloit.edu and Edward Klorman, edward.klorman@mcgill.ca
Website: SMT Performance and Analysis Group

Popular Music Interest Group

Contact: Nancy Murphy, nancymurphy@uchicago.edu
Website: SMT Popular Music

Post-1945 Music Analysis Interest Group

Contacts: Joshua Mailman, jbmailman@ua.edu and Amy Bauer, abauer@uci.edu
Website: SMT Post-1945 Music Analysis

Professional Development Committee (PDC)

As noted above, this is a standing committee, not an interest group. For information about this committee, please see the PDC webpage.

Queer Resource Group (SMT-LGTB)

Contact: Gavin Lee, lee_shin_kang@hotmail.com
Website: SMT Queer Resource Group

Russian Music Theory Interest Group

Contact: Inessa Bazayev, inessa.bazayev@gmail.com
Website: Russian Music Theory Interest Group

Scholars for Social Responsibility

Contact: Robin Attas, rattas@elon.edu
Website: Scholars for Social Responsibility

Work and Family Interest Group

Contact: Clare Eng, clare.eng@belmont.edu
Website: Work and Family Interest Group

World Music Analysis

Contact: Panos Mavromatis, pm68@nyu.edu
Website: SMT Analysis of World Music Group