The skywalker hand, a prosthetic hand designed to help amputees play music, plays the piano.

We Design the Future of Music

We Design the Future of Music

Through interdisciplinary degree programs, outstanding performance ensembles, and innovative research endeavors, the Georgia Tech School of Music cultivates a rich legacy of musical traditions and develops cutting-edge technologies to help define the future of music.

Music at Tech

A female student plays the keyboard while a male student watches to record her in a studio.

Undergraduate Programs

Learn about our Bachelor of Science degree in Music Technology.
Music robot Shimon plays the marimba

Graduate Programs

Learn about our Master of Science and Ph. D degrees in Music Technology.
The Rock & Pop Ensemble rehearsing.

Ensembles

Learn about the ensemble classes offered by the School of Music.
Ph.D. candidate Mike Winters playing a Theramin while wearing a brain scan cap.

Research

Learn about the research labs at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology.

Marching Band Honors Cecil Welch at Alumni Band Weekend

Marching Band alumni will once again join the Yellow Jacket Marching Band for Alumni Band Weekend. During the halftime show at Saturday's football game, the current band and the alumni band will perform Henry Mancini music as a tribute to Cecil Welch (IM '58).

Trumpet section of marching band playing outside

Fall 2022 Concerts

Each semester, the Georgia Tech School of Music ensembles deliver a diverse selection of performances to the campus and Atlanta communities.

Join us on November 15 for Celebrating Cecil Welch as the Georgia Tech Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble I celebrate the life and legacy of world-renowned trumpeter and Georgia Tech alum, Cecil Welch. The Georgia Tech ensembles will be joined by guest artists, Joe Gransden and Kevin Lyons, and will perform some of Cecil's favorite tunes and arrangements.  

Our concerts are also live-streamed and archived on the School of Music YouTube channel.

Dániel Váczi shows the Glissotar to School of Music students

Students Touch the Future of Music at Guthman Competition

For Georgia Tech's music technology majors, the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition represents the pinnacle event of their creative study and research. Students help produce the concert, exhibit their work, and learn from the judges and competitors. They even get to play the instruments!

FOREST

A Robot & Human Experience Through Sound

FOREST is the performative outcome of an NSF funded project aimed at enhancing trust between humans and robots through sound and gesture.

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology found that embedding emotion-driven sounds and gestures in robotic arms help establish trust and likability between humans and their AI counterparts.

Our Recent Work

Our faculty publish their research and academic advancement to several professional journals, as well as to SmarTech, the Georgia Tech library’s repository for Institute intellectual property. Use the links below to experience some of our most recent work!

Savery, R., Weinberg, G

"Machine Learning Driven Musical Improvisation for Mechanomorphic Human-Robot Interaction"

Smith, J. and Freeman, J

“Effects of Deep Neural Networks on the Perceived Creative Autonomy of a Generative Musical System”

Seshadri, Pavan; Lerch, Alexander

"Improving Music Performance Assessment with Contrastive Learning"

Light, L., & Arthur, C.

"Voice leading in Palestrina’s Masses: A comparison of interval-succession definitions"

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