Based in Charleston, South Carolina, the Charleston International Music Competition strives to discover and promote talented musicians of all ages and nationalities and reward their efforts with prizes and recognition.

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Our Most Recent Winners

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Most Exceptional Performer

Our judges named Tong-Bai Deng as the recipient of the 2021 Piano Most Exceptional Performer $100 Prize for his virtuosic performance in the 2021 International Piano Competition.

Other Most Exceptional Performers

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Performer of the Month

Shreyashi Bodaka is our Performer of the Month for receiving the most views on our YouTube channel for December 2021 and is the recipient of the December 2021 Performer of the Month $100 Prize.

Teacher of the Month

Dr. Mihyang Joo’s Students

Dr. Mihyang Joo is our Teacher of the Month for having the most students selected as winners for December 2021.

Previous Monthly Winners

Upcoming Competitions Application Window Results
2022 Winter Music CompetitionFebruary 1 – 15March 10
2022 Baroque Music CompetitionMarch 1 – 15April 10
2022 Spring Music CompetitionApril 1 – 15May 10

Most Devoted Performer

Sylvia Michelle Pine is our Most Devoted Performer for being selected as a finalist six times in our competitions.

Please enjoy our most memorable performances of 2021.


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