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First Meeting of Pre-Candidate Writing Group

First Meeting of Pre-Candidate Writing Group

January 25, 2021

To kick off the second week of the Winter 2021 semester, SMR pre-candidates (organized by theorist Yiqing Mitty Ma) gathered on Zoom for the first meeting of the SMR Pre-Candidate Writing Group, snappily abbreviated as PCWG. The Pre-Candidate Writing Group...
End-of-Semester General Assembly, Fall 2020

End-of-Semester General Assembly, Fall 2020

December 17, 2020

The Thursday before winter break, SMR members gathered on Zoom to discuss possible revisions to the constitution, upcoming social and wellness initiatives, and a new writing group for pre-candidates. The SMR conference committee also shared exciting updates about their conference...
SMR at SMT 2020

SMR at SMT 2020

November 23, 2020

The virtually-held Society for Music Theory (SMT) conference this year was witness to three presentations by SMR members. Dorian Mueller presented on narrative space in the context of Chopin’s Nocturne in F-sharp Minor, Op. 48, No. 2 in a presentation...
SMR at AMS 2020

SMR at AMS 2020

November 20, 2020

At an American Musicological Society (AMS) conference like no other, four SMR members presented projects covering a spectrum of subjects. Alyssa Wells presented on the pro- and anti-Nazi movements among bands and drum & bugle corps in Chicago in the...
SMR at SEM 2020

SMR at SEM 2020

November 06, 2020

The Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) played host to a number of University of Michigan students this year. The conference was held online from October 22nd to the 31st, a format that Michigan students have come to be familiar with over...