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What is GAMuT?

GAMuT [Graduate Association of Musicologists und Theorists] is a graduate student organization dedicated to providing a forum for the presentation of original research by its members. In addition, GAMuT offers a forum for discussion of matters relevant to the academic lives of its members and serves as an organized liaison between students and faculty in the Division of Music History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology. Each year, GAMuT publishes a journal, Harmonia, that features papers written by graduate students. 

What is the origin of the name?

Γ-Ut = Gamma ut = Gammut = {Gamut} → GAMuT

Gammut in 1707 Glossographia Anglicana by Thomas Blount (lexicographer):

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The Graduate Association of Musicologists und Theorists (GAMuT) and the College of Music at the University of North Texas are pleased to announce a graduate student conference to be held Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.

Please email all inquiries to conference co-chair Peter Kohanski at

For more information on the conference or to register, please select one of the links below.

Call for Papers

Keynote Address - Coming Soon

Program - Coming Soon

Abstracts - Coming Soon

Poster - Coming Soon

Register for the Conference

Map to the University of North Texas

Area Hotels and Restaurants

Local Music Events



Fall Semester


20 – Officer’s Meeting

27 – GAMuT Meeting / Welcome Get Together


11 – Officer’s Meeting

25 – GAMuT Meeting


13– Lecture Series Event, Dr. Yossi Maurey, 4:00pm (Wooten Hall 222)

15 – Officer’s Meeting

22 – GAMuT Meeting / CPN


Spring Semester


17 – Officer’s Meeting

24 – GAMuT Meeting – January Get Together


1 – Conference

7 – Officer’s Meeting

21 – GAMuT Meeting


20 – Officer’s Meeting

27 – GAMuT Meeting / CPN


3 – Officer’s Meeting

17 – GAMuT Meeting / Mockference

24 – Transition Meeting (5:00?)


1 – Cookout 




Membership in GAMuT shall be open to those individuals with graduate standing at the University of North Texas College of Music and an active interest in the disciplines of Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and/or Music Theory. Upper-level undergraduate students in Musicology and/or Music Theory may be allowed to participate at the invitation of a graduate member. In addition, all members are encouraged to participate on the committee level.


How can I become a member?

Please contact Dani Van Oort to join GAMuT or renew your GAMuT Membership. 

Masters and PhD students (full year): $20

Masters and PhD students (semester): $10

Undergraduates and PhD Candidates (ABD) (full year): $10




Officers 2019-2020

GAMuT Executive Committee:
Dani Van Oort, President; Peter Kohanski, Vice-President; Levi Walls, Secretary; Camila Zimmerman, Treasurer

Works Committee:
Matt Bilik, Program Coordinator; Matt Darnold, Webmaster; Emily Smith, Historian; Brian Anderson, Journal Editor

Representative Board:
Stacey Key, Ethnomusicology Rep.; Júlia Coelho, Musicology Rep.; Levi Walls, Theory Rep.

Incoming Student Representative:
Anna Wodny

Contact Information
President | Dani Van Oort

Vice-President | Peter Kohanski

Secretary | Levi Walls

Treasurer | Camila Zimmerman

Program Coordinator | Matt Bilik

Webmaster | Matt Darnold

Historian | Emily Smith

Journal Editor of Harmonia | Brian Anderson

Ethnomusicology Representative | Stacey Key

Musicology Representative | Júlia Coelho

Theory Representative | Levi Walls

Incoming Student Representative | Anna Wodny


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Harmonia is the in-house journal of the Graduate Association of Musicologists und Theorists (GAMuT) at the University of North Texas. The objective of GAMuT is to provide a forum for the professional development of the graduate student community, and the annual publication of Harmonia functions in support of this goal.

Previous editions of Harmonia are available via the link below:

Harmonia 8

Harmonia 9

Harmonia 10

Harmonia Special Issue: Leoš Janáček: Life, Work, and Contribution

Harmonia 11

Harmonia 12

Harmonia 13

Harmonia 14

Harmonia 15 

Harmonia Special Issue: Conference Proceedings of the 2015 UNT International Czech Music Festival

Harmonia 16

For previous issues, please visit the the UNT Music Library.

Constitution and Bylaws

Click here for GAMuT's Constitution and Bylaws (revised Spring 2019).