A series of hexagons in a honeycomb arrangement, each hexagon featuring an image of a musical instrument or musician.
Guthman Musical Instrument Competition 2023
Meet the instruments that will transform the way we play and experience music.


Public: $15.00
Student: $10.00
Faculty / Staff: $10.00


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    • Saturday, Mar 11, 2023, 7 - 9pm

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The Guthman is one of the only competitions of its kind - an event dedicated to identifying the newest and greatest ideas in music. Every year, musical inventors from around the world share their creations and ideas about the future of music. 

Take this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy a concert featuring the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition finalists as they play their inventions, and be there when the judges announce the winners! 

Judges this year include: Athan Billias, President of the MIDI Association; Craig King, recording musician and music industry entrepreneur; and Morwaread Farbood, Associate Director of Music Technology at New York University.

Make plans to also enjoy the free music, art, and technology fair at Klaus Atrium that same day from 4-6:30 p.m. 

Learn more about the nine finalists and their instruments, which range from the Abacusynth to the Zen Flute!


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