Chicago International Music Competition and Festival


Competition And Festival Schedule

Application deadline: April 20, 2023


  • Preliminary round (in Vietnam) will be adjudicated form March 18-April 9, 2023: Vietnamese informationĀ 
  • 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 receiveĀ 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