CIYMC 2019-2020 Students Grand Awards Announcement

Dear Crescendo family,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all participants, instructors, parents, staff and other contributors for making the 2020 Crescendo International Music Competition a success! Your hard work, dedication and passion are invaluable to accomplishing our mission of inspiring individuals to pursue their passion for music. 

Little Mozarts 2019 Grand Prize Winners

  Grand Prize Honors, shared prize fund of $500: 

  • Sophia Popescu, United States, MA, student of Tanya Schwartzman;
  • Anna Wang, United States, MA, student of Yeehan Wu

  First Prize Honors, shared prize fund of $300: 

  • William Zelevinsky, United States, MA, student of Elizabeth Pabon;
  • Max Kim, United States, VA, student of Hui-Chen Chang

  Second Prize Honors, shared prize fund of $200: 

    Little Mozarts 2019 Winners Recitals

    The second round of Little Mozarts Youth Music Competition 2019 is in full swing with so many amazing performances on stage of Carnegie Hall!

    Please allow up to four weeks after your recital performance for the photos to be processed and distributed.

    To those whose performance is coming up: keep practicing, stay tuned for updates and have a great performance at the Winners Recital!

    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.

    New Location and No Late Fee for Little Mozarts 2019

    Attention Little Mozarts Participants:

    Due to a popular demand Little Mozarts Music competition 2019 is adding a live auditions location it Toronto, ON.  

    To give all participants an equal chance to perform we are cancelling the late application fee: all applications are accepted until up to 7 days before the auditions date at a location of your choice.