We are pleased to inform you that registration is now open for SotonMAC, which will take place at the University of Southampton on 29-31 July 2019.

Registration is online at

Information to explain the various different registration options and what they include is available under the ‘More info’ tab.



Music Analysis Summer School

University of Southampton

27–28 July 2019 – preceding ‘SotonMAC’, the Southampton
Music Analysis Conference (29–31 July 2019)

Tutors and topics:

  • Michael Clarke (University of Huddersfield), ‘Developing and Using Software Tools for Interactive Aural Analysis of Music’
  • Andrew Hicks (Cornell University), ‘Pythagoras Latinus, Arabus, et Persicus: The Divergence of Musical Mathematics’
  • Dr Kenneth Smith (University of Liverpool), ‘Chromatic Harmony: Drive, Function, and Transformation’
  • Eric Wen (Curtis Institute of Music), ‘Not the Destination, but the Journey: Mapping the Tonal Landscape’

Building on the success of previous events, the Society for Music Analysis is organising a further Music Analysis Summer School, to be hosted this time by the University of Southampton on 27–28 July 2019. Designed as an intensive study weekend with plenary sessions and small tutorials, this residential course will be open to both national and international applicants, and will provide a unique forum for advanced study in music theory and analysis. The Summer School will immediately precede the Southampton Music Analysis Conference.

Attendance will be capped at c. 25 students. To be considered for a place, please submit a two-page CV including details of your academic qualifications and publications (if any), along with a short statement (up to 250 words) concerning your current work and how a place on the Summer School would assist it, to Dr Amy Williamson ( by 9 May 2019. Documents should be sent in Word or PDF format. The Summer School is open to current masters and doctoral students, and to early career scholars within two years of completing a doctorate. We will inform applicants if they have been offered a place by 28 May 2019.

The Society for Music Analysis has provided a subvention that will offer successful students free accommodation and meals at the Summer School; participants need only cover the cost of their travel to the University of Southampton, UK.