Texas Society for Music Theory
36th Annual Conference
March 7 - 8, 2014
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

The Texas Society for Music Theory will hold its 36th annual meeting at the University of Texas at San Antonio. The keynote address will be given by Peter Kaminsky from the University of Connecticut.


The meeting will be held at the University of Texas at San Antonio Downtown Campus. All sessions will take place in the Buena Vista Street Theatre which is located in the Buena Vista Street Building. Directions and Parking information can be found in these Visitor Directions.

A TSMT luncheon will be held on Friday, March 7 at the Doubletree Downtown banquet room. The Doubletree is within walking distance of the conference. The menu will feature a fajita/enchilada buffet, with a vegetarian option. The cost of the luncheon is $23.00. If you wish to attend, please include this amount in your remittance, along with your registration. To participate in the luncheon, registration must be completed and paid by Monday, March 3, 2014. See registration form for details.


The University of Texas at San Antonio downtown campus is located close to the River Walk downtown and La Villita. The conference is about 11 miles south of the San Antonio International Airport. From airport, take McAllister Freeway (Texas 281) south towards downtown. Ground transportation from the airport is the best way to get to the conference. Parking is free at the Doubletree hotel. For additional parking, see the map listed above.


Arrangements have been made for a special conference rate ($110/night) at the Doubletree Downtown. The hotel offers free parking, a free shuttle anywhere downtown, and is located a short walk from the conference. 502 W. Cesar E. Chavez, San Antonio, Texas, 78207, USA TEL: 1-210-224-7155. You may call to reserve your room or use this custom reservation page.

NOTE: Book by February 9th to ensure your reservation.

Other recommended hotels close to the conference include:

Holiday Inn San Antonio-Downtown
318 West Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78204
(210) 225-3211
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Antonio Downtown/Market Square
620 S Santa Rosa Ave
San Antonio, TX 78204
(210) 299-1000

There are many restaurants to choose from in the downtown/market square districts. There is a Mexican restaurant across the street from the conference called Pico de Gallo, however, they are often very busy and will likely not be able to accommodate a quick lunch hour during the conference on Friday. However, for dinner options there are a variety of American, Tex Mex and Italian choices on the River Walk and Market Square District. Follow this link to find what you are looking for: http://visitsanantonio.com/english/Browse-Book/Dining

Area Attractions:

San Antonio has an abundance of things to do -- The Alamo, River Walk, Market Square, the Institute of Texan Culture, and plenty of museums, to destinations further away like the Missions, Pearl District, King William District, and hill country. For more information, follow this link: http://visitsanantonio.com/english/Browse-Book/Attractions

We hope that you will be able to attend this TSMT meeting. However, if you can't attend, you also have the option to renew your TSMT membership and remain on our mailing list for notice of future events. Please complete your registration with a payment for the appropriate amount.

If you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to contact Arrangements chair Jennifer Beavers.

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