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Application Information

* Please read this and the regulations page *before* filling out the application form. Thanks!

1. A Completed Online Application Form

Application deadline: April 20, 2023

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

Orchestra $350

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

Festival application deadline: July 1, 2023 

Tuition for In-person festival participants:

Commuter --$1,200

National/International participants--$2,300

Tuition for Online festival participants:

$1,200

Each festival participant will receive four private lessons, three workshops, seminars, faculty discussions, etc. All in-person participants will perform on festival concerts.

International non-participant accommodations fee

$1,600

*Fee for international non-participants (parents/guardians), accommodations include room and board, airport transportation, free attendance to all CIMC events, airport transportation, and translation fees.

Payment Methods

We accept US checks, PayPal, Zelle, and Bank transfer.

PayPal account: cimc2018@gmail.com (add 5% fee on top of your application fee if you choose to use PayPal)

Zelle account: cimc2018@gmail.com


Bank Transfer:

Organization: International Institute of Piano Artistry

Bank Name: Bank of America

Bank Address: 8695 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210 US

Account Number: 518006709871

SWIFT Coda: BOFAUS3N


Contact Us

  • Phone: 1-785-764-3527
  • Email: cimc2018@gmail.com
  • Website: cimcusa.org
  • Organizer:International Institute of Piano Artistry
  • Co-organizers:Wheaton College and Milan Conservatory
  • Address:750 Commerce Plaza II Building 7400 West 110th Street, Overland Park KS 66210-2362 USA