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2024 GTCMT Student Hackathon

2024 GTCMT Student Hackathon

Hackathons are back at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology!

After a 2-year hiatus, we are proud to announce the 2024 GTCMT Student Hackathon. In this competition, teams of students aim to create unique, innovative music technology projects using various hardware and software platforms. The event takes place at Georgia Tech’s Invention Studio and the School of Music.

Important Dates

February 16th, 2024

11:59pm: Application Deadline

March 1st, 2024

4pm – 6pm: Kickoff Meeting

March 2nd, 2024

9am – 8pm: Workshop Session I

March 3rd, 2024

9am – 8pm: Workshop Session II

March 6th, 2024

Final Submission

March 9th, 2024

4pm – 7pm: Presentation at Guthman Fair

How to Sign Up

The hackathon is open to all Georgia Tech students. Participation is free of charge. The number of participants is limited – first come, first served. Please complete this survey to sign up for the 2024 GTCMT Student Hackathon:

Sponsors and Prizes

In the first round, projects will be judged by a GTCMT panel. First prize is a Make Noise 0-COAST, donated by this year’s sponsor Make Noise. The winner will be announced at the Guthman Musical Instrument Fair on March 9, where all projects will be presented to the public.

2024 GTCMT Judges

Jocelyn Kavanagh

Jocelyn Kavanagh

Technical Director

Alexandria Smith

Alexandria Smith

Assistant Professor

Jeff Albert

Jeff Albert

Associate Professor

Henrik von Coler

Henrik von Coler

Assistant Professor

Nat Condit Schultz

Nat Condit-Schultz

Director of Graduate Studies

In addition, GTCMT teams up with Synthux for their International Synth Design Hackathon. Our projects will compete with institutions from all over the world - first prize is a presentation of the winning project at Super Booth 2024 in Berlin.

Start Your Music Technology Journey

At the Georgia Tech School of Music, our students combine technical skill with exceptional music talent to truly change the way the world experiences music. Learn more about our bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in music technology, our pre-college summer studio, and our innovative research labs.


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