The Guthman Competition

Guthman Musical Instrument Competition

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.

Submissions for the 2019 Margaret Guthman New Instrument Competition are currently closed





Music technology students play one of the winning instruments at the Guthman competition.

Learn About the History of the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition

This annual event can trace its roots back to 1996, and identifies the world's next generation of musical instruments, musicality, design, and engineering.