The SMA is proud to launch its new Zoom Colloquium series. Each session will be held on Zoom at 6:30pm UK Time.

Please always check back here for the zoom link as we update before each event.

Zoom link for Dr Thomas Husted Kirkegaard’s talk: https://liverpool-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/7025435017

2023 Season


2rd February 2023: Dr Thomas Husted Kirkegaard (University of Copenhagen)
“Not Another Paper on Harmonic Function!”

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2rd March 2023: Dr Jennifer Harding (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
“Harmony of Score and Stage: Analytical Insights through the Discrete Fourier Transform.”

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April 6th 2023: Dr José Oliveira Martins (Universidade de Coimbra)
“Harmonic imagination and register relations in twentieth-century music: altered octaves and the modelling of pitch-space qualities.”


May 4th 2023: Profs. Marina Mezzina (Conservatorio di Musica in Salerno) & Catello Gallotti (Martucci Conservatory of Music, Salerno, Italy)
Title to be confirmed.


June 1st 2023 (7.30pm ! UK) GmTH/SMA Roundtable on Music Theory in pre-University Education


June 29th 2023: Dr John Koslovsky (Conservatorium van Amsterdam / Utrecht University)
“Structural Fantasies and Variations: A Salzerian Perspective.”


2022 Season


3rd February 2022: Dr Sebastian Wedler (University of Oxford)
“Rethinking Late Webern” (click for abstract)
[Not streamed on Youtube; Zoom only]

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31st March 2022: Prof Kofi Agawu (CUNY)
Music Studies in Crisis? Notes and Queries on Reframing Music Theory (click for abstract)

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7th April 2022: Prof Nicole Biamonte (McGill)
“Current Issues in Popular-Music Analysis”

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5th May 2022: Dr Nancy Murphy (Assistant Professor, Houston)
“Times-A-Changin’: Flexible Meter as Self-Expression in Singer-Songwriter music”

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9th June 2022: Dr Cecilia Oinas (Sibelius Academy, Helsinki)
“Together in Performance: Examining (the) Pitch-Based Bonding in Ensemble Playing”

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7th July 2022: Prof Joseph Straus (CUNY)
“Musical Modernism and the Representation of Disability”

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