Georgia Tech’s 2013 Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition

Call for Entries CLOSED

Share your ideas for the next generation of musical instruments at Georgia Tech’s Guthman Musical Instrument Competition.

An annual event to find the world’s best new ideas in musicality, design and engineering, Wired magazine has called the competition an “X-Prize for music,” and contestants have likened it to a TED Conference for new musical instrument designers.

Submissions are no longer being accepted. Preliminary and final performances will take place in Atlanta April 11-12, 2013, where contestants will battle for $10,000 in cash prizes.

This year, winners will be selected by an expert jury panel comprised of experimental performance artist  Laurie Anderson, composer, performer and educator, David Wessel, and electronic musician and sound designer Richard Devine.

Watch videos from the 2012 Guthman Competition