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.
University of Utah is pleased to announce the Call for Papers and Scores for the inaugural Issues in Contemporary Jazz Conference, being held on April 11, 2020. The proposal deadline is now January 31, 2020. This event seeks to gather performers, composers, scholars, and pedagogues to share,…Read more
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…Read more
The deleterious effects of anthropogenic climate change continue to shape music making in a postindustrial, global society. Indigenous communities—those typically least responsible for the carbon
emissions that have contributed to global warming—face the elimination or depletion of…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
In the fall of 2019, Grove Music Online (GMO) will launch a comprehensive revision and expansion of its content relating to gender and sexuality.
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…Read more
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…Read more
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.”
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more