Forthcoming events organised by the SMA and sister organisations are listed below. We will happily list events that may be of interest to our members – please send details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited bursaries for travel and accommodation expenses are available to student members of the Society who are attending SMA events – please see the Travel Grants page.
- Women at the Piano, 1848–1970, University of California, Irvine, 17–19 March 2023.
- Theory and Analysis Graduate Student Conference (TAGS) 2023, University of Liverpool, April 13-14th, 2023.
- Oxford Music Analysis Conference (OxMAC) 2023, University of Oxford, July 6-8th, 2023.
Event Hosting and General Suggestions
The SMA Committee values feedback about recent events and suggestions for future events, and welcomes opportunities for event collaboration or affiliation. Please email your ideas to our Events Officer at email@example.com.
If you are planning on hosting an SMA event you may wish to consult our Guidance Notes for SMA Event Hosting.
SMA Annual Conferences (MACs)
Programmes from previous Music Analysis Conferences (MACs) can be found below.
NewMAC 2022, Newcastle University
BrumMAC 2021, University of Birmingham
SotonMAC 2019, University of Southampton
CityMAC 2018, City, University of London
Graduate Conferences & Summer Schools
The Society for Music Analysis hosts a variety of student summer schools, workshops, and graduate conferences in the UK, including the Theory and Analysis Graduate Student Conference (TAGS) in April every year.
Popular Music Theory & Analysis Summer School (IPM-IPM-SMA), Liverpool, 2022
TAGS 2021 & Workshop on Neo-Riemannian Analysis, City, University of London
TAGS 2019, University of Edinburgh
TAGS 2018, Durham University
Other Conferences & Events
Scriabin @ 150, Reading UK, September 24th-25th, 2022.
Naming, Understanding, and Playing with Metaphors in Music, (Virtual), 2022
Teaching Music Theory in the Digital Age, Virtual Study Day, 2021
COVID-19 and Music Analysis: Impacts, Progression and Prospects, Virtual Workshop, 2020