History of Theory Interest Group

Mission Statement

The SMT History of Theory Interest group aims to bring together scholars interested in the history of music theory, broadly construed. During annual meetings, the group fosters the development of new connections between scholars and facilitates the in-person exchange of ideas. It also presents a forum in its meetings and proposed evening panels for presenting new research and engaging with questions of pedagogy, methodology, and the like.

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The SMT History of Theory Interest Group and the AMS History of Theory Study Group have convened the Pre-AMS conference, “Instruments of Music Theory,” which will take place on Wednesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Hatch Recital Hall of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. For more information, please visit: https://instrumentsofmusictheoryconference.wordpress.com/

Contact Information

For more information on the SMT History of Theory Interest Group, or to find out more about how to join and participate in this group, please contact Roger Grant (rgrant01@wesleyan.edu) or Carmel Raz (carmel.raz@ae.mpg.de), Chairs.