Texas Society for Music Theory
40th Annual Conference
February 23 - 24, 2018
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, TX

The Texas Society for Music Theory will hold its 40th annual meeting at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas. The keynote address will be given by Elizabeth Margulis of the University of Arkansas.


The meeting will be held at Dallas Baptist University's campus in Dallas, TX. All sessions will take place in the Sadler Global Missions Center on the DBU campus. An online campus map is available via the DBU web site. Parking on the campus will be available near to the Sadler Global Missions Center. For detail parking directions, please see this map.

A TSMT luncheon will be held on Friday, February 23 and will feature Chicken Florentine, side dishes, and dessert. The cost of the luncheon is $25 for regular members and $5 for student members. Note that dining options within walking distance are limited. If you wish to attend the luncheon, please select the appropriate option along with your registration.

Because of the special 40th Anniversary session on Saturday, February 24, TSMT will extend to 3:30 in the afternoon, with a lunch break from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. $10 box lunches, featuring either a ham or turkey sandwich and accompaniments, will be available as an option with your registration payment. To request a vegetarian lunch option for Friday or Saturday, please contact meeting host Barbara Wallace directly.

To participate in the luncheon, registration must be completed and paid by Monday, February 19 2018. See the registration form for details.


Dallas Baptist University is located southwest of downtown Dallas.

If traveling by air, there are multiple airports that serve Dallas. DBU is equally accessible from Dallas Love Field, as well as Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

For travel information to DBU from either airport, please see the DBU Directions page.



A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express in Grand Prairie, Texas (6.1 miles from the DBU campus). The conference rate is $99.00 for a king or a room with two queen beds.

The contact info for this hotel is:

4112 South Carrier Pkwy
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Phone: (972) 264-4002

Members should use TSMT as the group name

Other hotel options include:

Comfort Suites (7.9 miles)
2504 I-20 West
Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Ask for the "DBU" rate.

La Quinta Hotel & Suites (9 miles)
2131 W Interstate 20
Grand Prarie, TX 75052

Ask for the "DBU" rate.


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