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 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.

  1. Zoom Colloquium New Season announced
  2. NewMAC, Newcastle University, Summer 2022, 11-13th July, 2022.
  3. Popular Music Theory & Analysis Summer School (IPM-IPM-SMA), Liverpool, 3rd-5th September.
  4. Naming, Understanding, and Playing with Metaphors in Music, (Virtual) April 29th-30th, 2022.
  5. Scriabin @ 150, Reading UK, September 24th-25th, 2022.

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

If you are planning on hosting an SMA event you may wish to consult our Guidance Notes for SMA Event Hosting.

Past SMA conferences

BrumMAC 2021

SotonMAC 2019