2023 Chicago International Music Competition and Festival

We are so blessed to have many of the world's leading distinguished artist-teachers join us as competition jury and festival faculty such as Veda Kaplinsky, Sasha Korsantia, Boris Slutsky, Hung-Kuan Chen, Hieyon Choi, Steven Spooner, and many others! Competition Jury and Festival Faculty https://www.cimcusa.org/page/Jury.html

The 2023 CIMC competition will have two rounds. The preliminary round will remain online, and selected finalists will be invited to Chicago for the final round. The final round will take place July 16-19, 2023, and we have increased the total prize money to $30,000 for the 2023 competition! As always, we will offer many age-specific and special prizes. Regulation https://www.cimcusa.org/page/Regulations.html

Our festival provides the best and most affordable format for young musicians from all over the world to study with world top musicians. Each festival participant will receive four private lessons, three workshops, seminars, lectures, and performances in the festival. Competition and Festival Schedule https://www.cimcusa.org/page/Schedules.html

The festival is really affordable! $1200 for each commuter participant, and $2300 for each residential participant. Festival Tuition https://www.cimcusa.org/page/ApplyOnline.html

Please join us for the 2023 Chicago International Music Competition Festival! Competition Application https://www.cimcusa.org/page/competition-application-forms.html

Festival Application https://www.cimcusa.org/page/Festival-application-form.html

Apply today!

Contact Us

  • 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