Society for Music Theory

About MTO

Music Theory Online has been in continuous publication since 1993. The journal was launched experimentally in March of that year, after which issues 0.1 through 0.11 were published. Its permanent status was marked in January 1995 with the publication of Volume 1.1. MTO is peer reviewed and open access. It is indexed in RILM, Music Index, and other periodical indexes. If you value MTO and other free SMT services, please take a few moments to join SMT. Membership grants a number of benefits which non-members do not enjoy.

The Society for Music Theory also publishes the print journal Music Theory Spectrum, which is included in SMT membership.

MTO Personnel

Founding Editor
Lee Rothfarb (University of California, Santa Barbara)
David Neumeyer (The University of Texas at Austin)
Associate Editor
Bryn Hughes (University of Lethbridge)
Brad Osborn (University of Kansas)
Reviews Editors
David Heetderks (University of North Texas)
Bryan Parkhurst (Oberlin College)
Editorial Board
Janet Bourne (University of California Santa Barbara) Matthew Boyle (University of Alabama)
Deborah Burton (Boston University) John Covach (Eastman School of Music)
Sarah Ellis (University of Oklahoma) Johanna Frymoyer (University of Notre Dame)
Michael Gallope (University of Minnesota) Jonathan Guez (College of Wooster)
Ed Klorman (McGill University) Joe Kraus (Florida State University)
Nancy Murphy (University of Houston) Drew Nobile (University of Oregon)
Steven Reale (Youngstown State University) Nicholas Reyland (Royal Northern College of Music)
Managing Editor 
Brent Yorgason (Brigham Young University)
Senior Editorial Assistant
Michael McClimon (FastMail Pty Ltd)
Editorial Assistants
Sasha Drozzina (Louisiana State University) Andrew Eason (University of Oregon)
Rebecca Flore (University of Chicago) Chris Misa (University of Oregon)

MTO Policy on Conflicts of Interest. To ensure public trust in the peer review process and credibility of articles and reviews published in Music Theory Online, all participants (reviewers and editors) agree to disclose any relationships that could be perceived as presenting a conflict of interest. In the case of any such disclosed relationship, arrangements for alternate reviewers and/or editors will generally be made. Alternative arrangements may be waived if it is determined that the participant is in an ideal position to engage in robust and informed scholarly dialogue, and if the participant agrees to act in good faith, minimizing any potential conflict.

Thanks are due to the following institutions for generous support:

Swarthmore College (2017- )
McGill University (2014- )
University of Colorado Boulder (2012-2014)
Wesleyan University (2011-2012)
Florida State University (2008-2011)
University of Houston (2002-2008)
Indiana University (1999-2002)
The University of California, Santa Barbara (1994-1998)
The Society for Music Theory (1995- )
Harvard University (1992-94)

Prepared by Brent Yorgason, Managing Editor
Updated December 02 2019