3D Audio Student Competition 2023
Student 3D Audio Competition - Winners 2023

Listen to the pieces of the three winners of the 3D Audio Competition 2023 in the category Contemporary Computer Music.

The Student 3D Audio Production Competition took place for the seventh time. As part of musikprotokoll, the nominated winning works in the category Contemporary Music/Computer Music were presented at a public listening session in the Graz Cathedral on 5 October.

The winners: Gold, Silver, Bronze

The winners of the Contemporary/Computer Music category have now been announced at the vdt Tonmeistertagung in Düsseldorf:

Gold Winner
Wei Yang „ní nán“
DXARTS@University of Washington (USA)

Silver Winner
Yongbing Dai „Nirvana rebirth?“
Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen (DK)

Bronze Winner
Zétény Nagy „Would There Be A Void?“
Illinois State University (USA)

Listen to the winning works in 3D audio

Listen to the 3D audio with a specially designed 3D audio player:

The competition is a cooperation of the Institute for Electronic Music and Acoustics of the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz (IEM) and the Association of German Sound Engineers (VDT), again in cooperation with ORF musikprotokoll.

The submission format is 5th Order Ambisonics. This is because many production tools are freely available and no license fees are charged. Participating in the competition is an important step for students into the professional world of pro audio. At the same time, attractive prizes await the winners.