Participant Information

2018 Event Information 

 
Find Us:

The Guthman Musical Instrument Competition is located at the Georgia Tech Ferst Center for the Arts. 

Ferst Center Address:

350 Ferst Dr. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332

Phone: 404.894.2787

Website: arts.gatech.edu

 

Directions:
From south Atlanta (Interstate 75/85 north)

Take Interstate 75/85 north to the W. Peachtree Street NW exit (Exit 249D). Continue straight and turn left onto W. Peachtree Street NW. Travel .1 mile and turn left onto North Avenue NW. Travel approximately .5 miles on North Avenue, and turn right onto Cherry Street NW. Drive for .3 miles on Cherry, which becomes Ferst Dr. NW, then the Ferst Center will be on the right. 

From northeast or northwest Atlanta (Interstate 75/85 south)*

Take Interstate 75/85 south to the Techwood Drive/14th Street/10th Street exit (Exit 84 for 85 south or Exit 250 for 75 south). Continue on Techwood Drive through the 14th street light, and follow the road until you can take a right onto 10th Street. Travel .4 mile on 10th street and turn left onto State Street NW. Travel approximately .2 miles on State Street, and turn right onto Ferst Drive. Drive for .6 miles on Ferst Dr., then the Ferst Center will be on the left. 

*If you are coming from north Atlanta, take Georgia 400 south to Interstate 75/85.

 

From east or west of Atlanta (Interstate 20)

Take Interstate 20 to Interstate 75/85 north to the W. Peachtree Street NW exit (Exit 249D). Continue straight and turn left onto W. Peachtree Street NW. Travel .1 mile and turn left onto North Avenue NW. Travel approximately .5 miles on North Avenue, and turn right onto Cherry Street NW. Drive for .3 miles on Cherry, which becomes Ferst Dr. NW, then the Ferst Center will be on the right.

Parking: Metered parking is available in the Visitor Parking area. For more information about parking, click here.  

 

From MARTA

Arrive at the Midtown Station via either the Red or Gold line MARTA trains. The Tech Trolley picks up out the Peachtree Place exit and runs along 5th Street and then Ferst Drive. Take the Trolley along Ferst Drive, until you reach the eight stop which will be the Georgia Tech Student Center. Follow the sidewalk straight ahead to the Ferst Center.

 
Near by Dining:

The closest dining option is the Georgia Tech Student Center.  The first level of the student center offers Chick-fil-a, Taco Bell, Panda Express, Subway, and Blue Donkey Coffee which close at 9pm.  The second level of the student center offers a food court with Greek, Indian, Mexican, Southern, and more cuisine which closes at 7pm.  For off-campus dining recommendations, click here. 

 

Near by Lodging: 

For nearby lodging recommendations, click here.

 

Our Office:

840 McMillan Street NW
Room # 109E
Atlanta, GA 30318

Phone: 404.385.7642
Fax: 404.894.9952
Leslie.bennett@music.gatech.edu