Society for Music Theory

Music Theory Online is one of the flagship journals of the Society for Music Theory. It is a peer-reviewed open-access electronic journal of research and scholarship in music theory, music analysis, and related disciplines. MTO has been in continuous publication since 1993. New issues are published four times per year and include articles, reviews, commentaries, and conference reports. In addition, MTO publishes a list of job opportunities and abstracts of recently completed dissertations.

Current Issue: Volume 26.4, featuring articles, reviews, and commentaries by:

  • Robin Attas
  • Jonathan De Souza
  • Karen Desmond, Emily Hopkins, Samuel Howes, and Julie E. Cumming
  • Leah Frederick
  • Kyle Fyr
  • Marc Hannaford
  • Toru Momii
  • Joon Park
  • Stephanie Probst
  • John S. Reef
  • Nicholas Stoia
  • Christian Utz and Thomas Glaser


: Mitch Ohriner (University of Denver)
: Brent Auerbach (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Inessa Bazayev (Louisiana State University), Jenine Brown (Peabody Conservatory/Johns Hopkins University), and Brad Osborn (University of Kansas)
: David Heetderks (University of North Texas) and Bryan Parkhurst (Oberlin College)
: Brent Yorgason (Brigham Young University)
MTO Editorial Board