2018 Conference Information

Hunter College 2018

We are pleased to welcome Professor Sumanth Gopinath as our Keynote Speaker, and Professor Jennifer Iverson as our Graduate Student Workshop leader. We are happy to announce that registration is open! Simply login to your User Dashboard and click “Register for 47th Annual Meeting.” The program can be found here. Directions and accommodation information can be found here. The Music Theory Society of New York State Conference is pleased to offer access to the lactation room  at Hunter College (West Building, Room 521) to registered attendees who are new mothers. Please contact local arrangements chair Loretta Terrigno (lterrigno@juilliard.edu) for more information about accessing the room.

2018 Conference Registration

In order to register for this year’s conference, please login to your MTSNYS User Dashboard and click “Register for 47th Annual Meeting.” If you do not have a User Dashboard account, you can create one (at no cost) by clicking on “register for one here.” We have added a new tier of conference registration to include undergraduate students. There is no registration cost for undergraduates; please encourage your students to join us this year!

Abstract Highlights

We encourage you to explore our program. Every other day we will be highlighting abstracts from our upcoming conference. We hope to see you at Hunter College soon!

MUSICS IN DIALOGUE (1:30pm–3:45pm)
Shaugn O’Donnell (City College and the CUNY Graduate Center), Chair
Lang Recital Hall (Room 424)

“The Same Old Song: ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ ‘Taurus,’ and the Role of Music Theory in Forensic Musicology” (1:30pm)
Christopher Doll (Rutgers University)

“A Comparative Study of Indojazz Tihais” (2:15pm)
Peter Selinsky (Yale University)

“How Guitar (Hero) Performance Can Convey Harmonic and Formal Function
in Pop‐Rock Music” (3:00pm)
Nicholas J. Shea (The Ohio State University)

THEORETICAL THINKING FROM SCANDINAVIA TO VIENNA (9:00am–12:00pm)
Carmel Raz (Columbia University), Chair
Room 404

“Transformational Attitudes in Scandinavian Function Theories” (9:00am)
Thomas Jul Kirkegaard-Larsen (Aarhus University, Denmark & the CUNY Graduate Center)

“Mode and Triad in 17th-century Germany: The Theory and Music of Johann Crüger” (9:45am)
Lindsey Reymore (The Ohio State University)

“‘A Viennese May Breeze’: Twelve-tone Theory and the Machine” (10:30am)
Eamonn Bell (Columbia University)

“Beethoven’s Reigen: A. B. Marx and the ‘Round Dance’” (11:15am)
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