Competition and Festival Schedule

Application deadline: April 20, 2023


  • Preliminary round (virtual) will be adjudicated from April 25-May 25, 2023
  • Finalists will be annouced on the CIMC webiste by May 25, 2023
  • Final round will take place July 16 at Wheaton College, Chicago
  • Competition Registration: July 16--registration starts at 9 in the morning. CIMC will provide contestants information regarding dress rehearsal times, practice rooms, and competition schedule
  • Dress rehearsal dates: July 16 and 17. Each finalist will be giving time to rehearse in the venue before the finals
  • Competition dates: July 18 and 19


The In-person festival will be held at Wheaton College, Chicago, July 20-24, 2023

Each festival participant will receive four private lessons, three workshops, seminars, discussions with our faculty, and all in-person participants will perform in festival concerts!

There are scholarships available for the festival!

Online Festival dates: July 31-August 6, 2023 Please email us with any questions!

Contact Us

  • Phone: 1-785-764-3527
  • Email:
  • Website:
  • 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