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Georgia Tech School of Music professor Jason Freeman will teach a unique online introductory music technology course through Coursera.

The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded a four-year, $3 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will expand an innovative approach to computer science education in high schools across Georgia. The grant extends NSF funding of EarSketch, a project that was established in 2011 by researchers in Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. EarSketch uses musical remixes to introduce high school students – especially minorities and young women – to the world of computer programming.

Share your ideas for the next generation of musical instruments at Georgia Tech’s 2015 Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition. An annual event to find the world’s best new ideas in musicality, design and engineering, Wired magazine has called the competition an “X-Prize for music,” and contestants have likened it to a TED Conference for new musical instrument designers.

Chip Crotts performs at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, NY.

An expert panel of judges comprised of David Zicarelli (founder and CEO of Cycling ’74), Chris Moore (composer, performer and Georgia Tech professor), and Young Guru (Grammy-nominated engineer to Jay-Z) evaluated the 20 inventors on musicality, design and engineering.

With this annual competition, Georgia Tech offers Atlanta a rare opportunity to come and experience the advancements in musical instrument design, engineering, and performance.