Music Theory Southeast (MTSE) is a regional society whose primary goal is to foster the discipline of music theory throughout the region which includes the states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
- President - Matthew Shaftel, Florida State University
- Treasurer - Hiu Wah Au, Appalachian State University
- Secretary - Daniel Jenkins, USC-Columbia
- Member-at-Large - Juan Chattah, University of Miami
- Member-at-Large - Alan Theisen, Mars Hill College
MTSE meets once a year on various campuses within its region. The most recent meeting was held at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC on April 5-6, 2013. Philip Rupprecht (Duke Univ.) was the keynote speaker. Michael Baker chaired the Program Committee. David Dominique (Brandeis University) and Judith Ofcarcik (Florida State University) were co-winners of the Outstanding Student Paper Award.
The 2014 meeting will be held on March 21-22 at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Guy Capuzzo (UNC-Greensboro) is chairing the Program Committee. Dr. Poundie Burnstein (Hunter College and the Graduate Center CUNY) will be the keynote speaker. The Conference Program can be accessed from the link in the left sidebar of this page.
The La Quinta Inn and Suites has set aside a block of rooms at a conference rate of $105 per night. The rate is available for the nights of March 20–22nd. Since the conference takes place during Spring Break and tourist season, attendees must make their reservations by February 27, 2014.
La Quinta Inn and Suites
3701 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33612
A list of restaurants near the campus and hotel can be accessed from a link in the left sidebar of this page.