A music, engineering, and tech mashup, the Georgia Tech Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition
is an annual event aimed at identifying the world's next generation of musical instruments and unveiling the best new ideas in musicality, design, engineering, and impact. The Guardian
called the competition "The Pulitzer of the New Instrument World," and The New York Times
described the "special, otherworldly sound that you can feel permeating your soul" which became the hallmark of the competition. Fast Company
explained how Guthman's "Futuristic Instruments will change how we make music," and Atlanta Magazine
suggests that "at the Guthman Competition, innovative instruments just might predict the future of music."
Parking: Free Parking will be available in the W02 Student Center Parking Deck in Visitor Area 3, a short walk from the Ferst Center at Georgia Tech. The parking deck entrance is located on the driveway closest to the traffic light at the corner of Ferst Drive and Regents Drive/Means Street. After you park in the deck, exit the deck opposite from the street side, and then go right at the sidewalk, heading towards the Ferst Center at Georgia Tech, which will be on your left. More information about parking is available here
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