2013-2014 President:

Dr. Ted Solis

School of Music Barrett Honors Faculty Director,
Latin Marimba "Maderas de Comitán" and Javanese gamelan "Children of the Mud Volcano"

Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0405, U.S.A.
Office phone (480)965-8612

Website Editor:

Dr. Janet Sturman, University of Arizona, School of Music
1017 N. Olive St, Tucson, AZ 85721, Tel. 520-621-1255, Email:

Student Representative(s):

Cara Schreffler, University of Colorado

Teresita Lozano, University of Colorado

Prize Announcement

2013 Winner of the Joann W. Kealiinohomuku Award for the Best Student Paper Presented at the annual SEMSW chapter meeting:

Benjamin Kammin (NAU).


2014 Annual Meeting

On April 4-5, 2014 the SEMSW held its annual meeting in conjunction with the Rocky Mountain Chapters of the Society for Music Theory and Musicology at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

Arizona State University is America's largest university by enrollment. Tempe is located amid assorted desert and desert mountain preserves, and close to the world famous Phoenix Desert Botanical Gardens, the unique Musical Instrument Museum, the Heard Museum of American Indian art and artifacts. Most events took place at the ASU School of Music (some at the MIM). One of several events on Friday evening was a "no-fault Javanese gamelan without tears introductory workshop."

2014 Conference Program

2014 SEMSW Abstracts

Call for Papers