The China International Music Competition, with the mission of promoting the exchange of different music cultures and nurturing musical ambassadors for world peace, was officially launched in 2019 and is presented under the direction of the Global Foundation for the Performing Arts and the China Conservatory of Music.
The competition brings together internationally prominent musicians, performers and pedagogues to form a distinguished jury panel, and collaborates with the world’s leading orchestras and music institutions to build a platform of exchange and performance at the highest level for generations of young musicians. Open to violinists between the ages of 16 and 28 years of age, the China International Music Competition is based at the China Conservatory of Music.
The Competition provides return economy travel tickets for all competitors invited to Beijing for the Preliminary Round. Additionally, all competitors invited to Beijing are provided with hotel accommodation for the duration of the Competition.
The China International Music Competition will award the following prizes:
First Prize: US $150,000, a Gold Medal, and three years of concert tours
Second Prize: US $ 75,000 and a Silver Medal
Third Prize: US $ 30,000 and a Jade Medal
Three Finalists (Non-Medalists): US $ 5,000 each and a Diploma.
The discipline of the 2020 competition is violin and it will be held in Beijing from November 6 – 16, 2020.