* Please read this and the regulations page *before* filling out the application form. Thanks!
1. A Completed Online Application Form
• Application deadline: April 15, 2024
• You need to submit a headshot, proof of date of birth (copy of the first page of your passport / birth certificate or other government issued ID) along with an online application form.
• It is required to pay the application fee and submit the receipt of the payment *before* you fill out the application form.
• Upload your videos on YouTube, Youku, Mp4, or other online video sharing platforms then provide the links on the application from.
• Please fill out the application form, upload all documents, and click the SUBMIT button at the end of the form to complete your registration.
2. Application Fees
Application fees are nonrefundable
A)Instrumental / Vocal Solo Category
•Rising Star Category $150
•Professional Category $200
B) Chamber/ Orchestral Category
Duo / Trio / Quartet
•Rising Star Category $200
•Professional Category $300
C) Choir (Per Ensemble)
• $300(up to 12 people)
• $400 (up to 24 people)
• $500 (more than 25 people)
3. 3. Submit Required Videos (YouTube Links Preferred)
A) Rising Star Category (2 Videos)
B) Professional Category (4 videos)
Festival application deadline: June 25, 2023
Tuition for festival only participants:
Fee for commuter include four private lessons, three workshops, seminars and Q&A sessions.
National/International residential participants--$2,000
*Fee for international participants (parents/guardians) include room and board from July 20-25, practice room charge, four private lessons, three workshops, seminars and Q&A sessions. Parents/guardians are free to attend to all CIMC events.
Tuition for both competition and festival participants:
National/International residential participants--$2,800
*Fee for international participants (parents/guardians) include room and board from July 17-25, practice room charge, four private lessons, three workshops, seminars and Q&A sessions. Parents/guardians are free to attend to all CIMC events.
We accept US checks, PayPal, Zelle, and Bank transfer.
PayPal account: firstname.lastname@example.org (add 5% fee on top of your application fee if you choose to use PayPal)
Zelle account: email@example.com
Bank Transfer: please contact us for the bank information-- firstname.lastname@example.org