Charleston International Music Competition

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2022 Romantic Music CompetitionNovember 1 – 15December 10
2022 International Piano CompetitionDecember 1 – 15January 10
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Most Exceptional Performer

Our judges named Jia Guo as the recipient of the 2022 European Most Exceptional Performer $250 Prize for her virtuosic performance in the 2022 European Music Competition.

Other Most Exceptional Performers

Performer of the Month

Amaris Gracia Jap is our Performer of the Month for receiving the most views on our YouTube channel for October 2022 and is the recipient of the October 2022 Performer of the Month $250 Prize.

Teachers of the Month

Irina Novikova’s Students

Irina Novikova is our Teacher of the Month for having the most students selected as winners for October 2022.

Dr. Qian Yin’s Students

Dr. Qian Yin is our Teacher of the Month for having the most students selected as winners for October 2022.

Previous Monthly Winners

Most Devoted Performer

Sylvia Michelle Pine is Charleston International Music Competition's Most Devoted Performer.

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

Based in the beautiful historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, the Charleston International Music Competition believes in the importance of showcasing musical talent from around the globe. Due to the ongoing pandemic, all distinguished winners will receive prizes and recognition without the need to travel. Winners and their music teachers will receive personalized certificates of recognition, their portrait photo and music biography will be published on the results page of our website, and their performance will be shared on our YouTube channel: Charleston International Music Competition.

Instruments include but are not limited to piano, violin, cello, voice, trumpet, flute, horn, bass, saxophone, oboe, drums, harp, french horn, clarinet, viola, guitar, organ, harpsichord, bassoon, marimba, piccolo, tuba, guzheng, trombone, tarogato, percussion, mandolin, and euphonium.

What Others Say About Us:

News ArticleWinner
The University Of Hawai‘i, Mānoa, Department Of MusicAlyssa Hironaka
Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins UniversityYoo Jin Lee
George Mason University School of Music
The University Of Arizona Flute StudioKaissy Yau
Chicago Youth Symphony OrchestraJoshua Wolford, Bianca Ciubancan, Tessa Olson, and Elijah Park
University of Nebraska at OmahaSimon Philip Olivares
University of Nebraska at OmahaYimeng Xu
Fremont Mission Music InstituteVishal Yathish
Music Institute of ChicagoYaejin Shin
Southern Highland NewsJessica Morgan Howell
Amanda Jeane Vega Carrera
Belmont UniversityAriel Nicole Redmond
The Northern LightTimothy Schrader
Yingwen LewisHaoqing Ye
Neela Gooty
Ryan Qingyu Zhao
Jenni BrandonSydney Scherer, Roddy Terrell, and Kassandra Ormsby
OttopagineSilvia Ricci

Judge Viktoria Vizin

November Master Class – Body Language in Your Interpretation

Date: 11/27/2022 (Sun.)

Time: 10:00am – 11:30am CST

Location: Zoom

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