$250 Most Exceptional Performer Prize

Only performers who advance to the final round of the 2022 Contemporary Music Competition are eligible for consideration. Each participating member of Our Judges will nominate a finalist whose performance they deem especially impressive for our most prestigious distinction of Most Exceptional Performer. The finalist whose performance video receives the most nominations out of all finalists for the 2022 Contemporary Music Competition will be honored as the Most Exceptional Performer for the 2022 Contemporary Music Competition on the front page of our website, will receive a personalized Most Exceptional Performer certificate by October 15th, and will receive $250 USD from Charleston International Music Competition through PayPal by October 20th.