Crescendo International Music Competition

Crescendo International Music Competitions is a non-profit organization registered in the USA under IRS code 501(c)(3) which operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes since 2007.

Our mission is to inspire individuals to pursue their passion for music through involvement in competitions, master classes and other educational programs. Crescendo’s vision of placing performers at the center of the process distinguishes us from other music competitions. Our objective is not simply to select the best musicians, but to reward those who demonstrate a passion for music and show considerable progress, talent and unwavering dedication.

Crescendo proudly hosts two music competitions every year: Little Mozarts Music Competition (ages 3-14) and Crescendo International Music Competition (ages 5-22) winners of which have an opportunity to participate in our International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

Debuting in 2019 season, we host a Music festival for young musicians with disabilities.


Prize Winners Announcement

Crescendo International competition season 2018-19 has come to a close, it was spectacular and special in many ways.  We continue to be impressed and inspired by the hard work, dedication and musical growth demonstrated by our many participants!  It is truly a blessing to work with such wonderful and talented musicians, their parents and their teachers!

At Crescendo International Competition our goal is not merely to select the best performances but to inspire and motivate music students by rewarding those who work hard and inspire others.

Recital Photos

Dear Participants!

All the photo packages from the Winner's Recitals of Crescendo International Youth Music Competition 2018-2019 at Carnegie Hall have been distributed!  If you ordered recital photos and didn't receive them - please write to

 If you did not order the pictures there is still chance to do it.