Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory
RMSMT is the professional society for music theorists serving the Rocky Mountain region, which covers the U.S. states of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, as well as the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Rocky Mountain Scholar's Conference 2020
The Rocky Mountain Music Scholars Conference will be held on March 27 and 28, 2020, in the Campus Commons of the University of Northern Colorado, in Greeley, CO. This conference is the annual, joint meeting of the Rocky Mountain Chapters of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Theory, and the Southwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology. For registration, transportaion, and housing information, please follow this link to UNC's Conference website.
Conference hotel and ground transportation inforamtion is not yet available, but will be soon.
Call for Papers
The Program Committee invites proposals from scholars and students for individual papers (20 minutes in length, with 10 minutes for discussion). Proposals should be sent electronically (as pdfs attached to an email) to society president, James Bungert (firstname.lastname@example.org). The name(s) or affiliation(s) of anyone involved in the presentation must not appear in the title or abstract. For more information and detailed instructions, please download this pdf of the call for papers.
Submission deadline: 5 p.m. MST, January 15, 2020.
Best Student Paper Award
Students who wish to be considered for the Best Student Paper Award (BSPA) must declare their interest in the body of the proposal email. The student will then be additionally required to submit an electronic copy of the paper itself—the version to be read at the conference (i.e., not an entire dissertation chapter)—along with any tables, figures, or musical examples by Friday, March 20, 2020 (to the same email address: email@example.com).
The Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory (RMSMT) held its 2019 Annual Meeting on Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd t the University of Texas at El Paso.. This was a joint meeting with the Rocky Mountain chapter of the American Musicological Society and the Southwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology.
Best Student Paper was presented by Nathan Pell, "Tempo as Form: Orchestral Recordings from 1910–1940 in Light of Earlier Sources"
James Bungert, President
Assistant Professor of Music, Rocky Mountain College
Carissa Reddick, Webmaster
Associate Professor of Music Theory, University of Northern Colorado
Janice Dickensheets, Webmaster
Associate Professor of Music History, University of Northern Colorado