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.

Our Most Recent Winners

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Click here to apply to our 2021 International Piano Competition by December 15th!

Most Exceptional Performer

Our judges named Ayla Takeda Moreno as the recipient of the 2021 Autumn Most Exceptional Performer $100 Prize for her virtuosic performance in the 2021 Autumn Music Competition.

Other Most Exceptional Performers

Most Devoted Performer

Ananda María Domínguez Kesselman is our Most Devoted Performer for winning First Prize in 5 competitions.

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Performer of the Month

Leem Jia En is our Performer of the Month for receiving the most views on our YouTube channel for October 2021 and is the recipient of the October 2021 Performer of the Month $100 Prize.

Teachers of the Month

Alexandra Perdew’s Students

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Irina Samarina’s Students

Yingwen Lewis’s Students

Alexandra Perdew, Irina Samarina, and Yingwen Lewis are our Teachers of the Month for having the most students selected as winners for October 2021.

Previous Monthly Winners

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2021 International Piano Competition December 1 – 15 January 10
2022 Classical Music Competition January 1 – 15February 10


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