Latest News & Announcements

October 7, 2020

SMT 2020 will be held remotely but you can still connect with other members. Sport a DiverSMT button at the zoom screen during the annual meeting. Get an SMT facemask to keep you and others safe. Commemorate the 2020 Annual Meeting with a special coffee mug. Help us make this meeting truly unforgettable and support the Society at the same time. Buy now!

September 18, 2020

The Music Notation and Visualization Interest Group (MNVIG) seeks to create a scholarly forum where research, discussion and creativity are promoted, when concerning the representation of musical sound through rendered code, staff notation and graphic scores.

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August 24, 2020

The August 2020 edition of the SMT Newsletter is available!

The Newsletter is best viewed in a reader such as Preview (MacOS) or Adobe Reader (universal). If you use an iPad, iBooks is a good reader; the Kindle reader for iPad does not retain active links.

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August 21, 2020

"Melodic Language & Linguistic Melodies: Text Setting in Ìgbò" by Aaron Carter-Ényì and Quintina Carter-Ényì is now available at

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August 7, 2020

Dr. Emmery will research and lecture at the University of Arts in Belgrade as part of a project on Between the Wars: Music and Cold-War Politics in Yugoslavia’s Avant-Garde Movement, 1950-1990.

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August 5, 2020

With articles by Adams; Bhogal; Brøvig-Hanssen, Sandvik, and Aareskjold-Drecker; Ewell; Guez; Hutchinson; Kahrs; Lee; Mailman; Ofcarcik; Rabinovitch; Yorgason and Lyon.

July 28, 2020

The Executive Board of the Society for Music Theory condemns the anti-Black statements and personal ad hominem attacks on Philip Ewell perpetuated in several essays included in the “Symposium on Philip Ewell’s 2019 SMT Plenary Paper” published by the Journal of Schenkerian Studies.