2019-Winners

Winners

The 2019 Chicago International Music Competition and Festival welcomed more than 120 finalists from 14 countries and featured a jury of renowned artists from Russia, Italy, the Republic of Georgia, Singapore, and the United States. After contestants passed semi-final auditions in key cities in China, Vietnam, Singapore, and through video submissions, they gathered in Chicago to take part in the final round held at the new music facilities of Wheaton College Conservatory. The competition crowned winners destined to be bright stars of the future and several who already have established international renown. And, the winners are:

Grand Prize Winners

1. Myunghan Kim, SOUTH KOREA

2. Alyssa Gabrilovich, USA

3. Casey Weixi Li, SINGAPORE


Piano Division

Young Musician I

1. Amelia Ly, USA

2. Nawarin Charanachitta, THAILAND

3. Haoyu Liu, CHINA


Young Musician II

1. Eddison Chen, USA

2. Jeremy Liu, USA

3. Svari Teya Tejacharoenanan, THAILAND


Young Musician III

1. Casey Weixi Li, SINGAPORE

2. Shiqin Hua, CHINA

3. Emmie Guo, USA


Young Artist I

1.Alyssa Gabrilovich, USA

2. Ilya Rice, USA

3. Vivian Weichang Li, SINGAPORE


Young Artist II

1. Warren Xu, USA

2. Alex Chen, USA

3. Nadya Indriantina, INDONESIA


Concert Artist Group (18 and Above)

1. Myunghan Kim, SOUTH KOREA

2. Yu Kureyama, JAPAN/USA

3. Kyungmin Yang, SOUTH KOREA


String Division

1st Prize, Nguyen Hoang Vinh Phu, VIETNAM (Mandolin)


Vocal Division

1st Prize, Nguyen Thi Phuong Uyen, VIETNAM

2nd Prize, Ong Jean Wei, SINGAPORE

3rd Prize, Xu Jiaye tied with Wang Yongyan, CHINA/CHINA


Special Prizes:

2019 CIMC SPECIAL PRIZES

*BEST PERFORMANCE OF AN ETUDE—Eddison Chen

*BEST PERFORMANCE OF A CLASSICAL SONATA—Myunghan Kim

*BEST PERFORMANCE OF A RUSSIAN COMPOSITION—Alyssa Gabrilovich

*BEST PERFORMANCE OF A BAROQUE COMPOSITION—Casey Weixi Li

*BEST PERFORMANCE OF ROMANTIC MUSIC—Timothy Krippner

*BEST PERFORMANCE OF A LISZT WORK—Timothy Krippner

*OUTSTANDING CHORAL ENSEMBLE—Vietnam Youth Choir


Leading teachers whose students won prizes were: Benjamin Loh, Igor Resnianski, Zena Ilyashov, Sueanne Metz, Jung Mee Spooner, Robert Roux, HieYon Choi, John McCarthy, Edward Auer, Anna Nogaj/Aneta Youngblood, Cheng Zhang, Dr. Pornphan Banternghansa, Jing Jing Yang

Contact Us

  • Sponsor:88Keys to Cure
  • Phone: 1-785-764-3527
  • Email: cimc2018@gmail.com
  • Website: cimcusa.org
  • Organizer:International Institute of Piano Artistry
  • Co-organizers:Wheaton College and Milan Conservatory
  • Address:750 Commerce Plaza II Building 7400 West 110th Street, Overland Park KS 66210-2362 USA