Guthman Musical Instrument Competition

The Guthman Competition Final Concert will take place March 3rd, 2016, at Georgia Tech's Ferst Center for the Arts, in Atlanta, Georgia at 7:00pm.  

Also, we are happy to announce that John Biggs - the East Coast Editor of TechCrunch - will be hosting the competition final concert March 3, 7:00pm.

Event Information

Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech

The competition will be held on the Georgia Tech Campus at The Ferst Center for the Arts. The street address is 349 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332.  Click Here for more information. 

Getting to the Competition:

Georgia Tech is located in Midtown Atlanta and is easily accessible from Hartsfield­-Jackson International Airport (ATL) by public transportation (MARTA) or taxis. For information please visit MARTA. The closest MARTA Station to the Ferst Center is Midtown Station. Please note that the Tech Trolley, which runs directly past the Ferst Center, connects with the MARTA Midtown Station. The Tech Trolley map can be found here.

Driving Directions:

From I­75/85 North, take exit 250 (10th Street/14th Street) and turn west (right) onto 10th Street (towards Georgia Tech). Approximately one­-half mile from the freeway, turn left onto State Street. At the intersection of State and Ferst, turn right. The Ferst Center will be on your left in approximately one­-half mile.

From I­75 South, take exit 250 and turn west (left) onto 10th Street. After turning, stay in the left lane and turn left onto State Street. Follow State to Ferst. At Ferst, turn right and the Ferst Center will be on your left in approximately one­-half mile.

For information on visitor parking on campus, visit here.

Where to Stay:

Midtown Atlanta offers a large number of hotels within close distance to campus. Click Here for a selected list, including hotels within walking distance to campus, with free shuttle bus service to campus, and with special discounted rates available.

Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology

The Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology (GTCMT) is an international center for creative and technological research in music, focusing on the development and deployment of innovative musical technologies that transform the ways in which we create and experience music. Our mission is to provide a collaborative framework for committed students, faculty, and researchers to apply their musical, technological, and scientific creativity to the development of innovative artistic and technological artifacts. Our work aims at combining musical, technological, and cognitive research in an effort to create rich and expressive experiences for performers and audiences alike. Areas of interest include composition, performance, mobile music, machine listening, music information retrieval, digital signal processing, robotic musicianship,  interactive music manufacturing, networked music, music perception, music theory, multimedia development, and education.