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Important Dates

Jan. 1st, 2023

11:59 PM CST

Results Released!

  • Applicants who are chosen for the final round will be notified by email and have their names and competition times posted by 11:59 PM on Jan. 1st, 2023

Jan. 28, 2023

All-Day

Final Round

Session A | 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST, Jan. 27, 2023 | Online Competition (For finalists located in Asia-pacific areas)
Session B | 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM CST, Jan. 28, 2023 | Online Competition
Session C | 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM CST, Jan. 28, 2023 | In-person Recording Competition in Houston at Vivace International School of Music
Session D | 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM CST, Jan. 28, 2023 | Online Competition (Backup schedule)

  • Please send an email to office@MusicHouston.org and copy to info@HIMC.us before 11:59 AM CST, Jan. 4, 2023 with your full name, complete repertoire info, profile picture and choose your preferred Session (Session A, B and D are for Online Competition & Session C for In-Person Recording Competition in Houston at Vivace International School of Music)

  

  • If you choose to record your performance by yourself (using high quality/or professional devices with good room acoustics and lighting is recommended). Please join the Zoom meeting to perform and record under a proctor of the HIMC organization. The video recording must be submitted via email with Google Drive (Recommended), any other cloud storage or YouTube unlisted link to office@MusicHouston.org and copy to info@HIMC.us with your full name and complete repertoire info before 11:59 AM CST, Jan. 29, 2023 (The recording must include the host's voice for authenticity. No file size limit). We'll send out the zoom meeting link with your performance order with a week after we receive your confirmation.

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  • All recordings will be sent to judges immediately after collecting all of them. Performances will be judged on musicianship, stage presence, and audience appeal. The judges’ decision will be final.

Feb. 4th, 2023

10:00 AM CST

Final Round Video & Results

  • All results of the final round (besides Audience Prize), along with the Final Round videos will be announced and published at 10:00 AM CST, Feb. 4, 2023!

Feb. 12, 2023

11:59 PM CST

Audience Prize Vote Due

All applicants are eligible to watch the Final Round and Winner Concert free of charge and vote for the Audience Prize (One vote per each age group). Please vote before 11:59 PM CST, Feb. 12, 2023 at www.HIMC.us/vote with your full name and Slideroom Application number.

All audiences with purchased tickets will receive an email with a link of the Final Round and please vote with your ticket number. Audience can purchase tickets and vote at www.HIMC.us/vote before 11:59 PM CST, Feb. 12, 2023

Feb. 13, 2023

11:59 PM CST

Greeting & Performance Videos Submission Due

  • The videos of greetings and performances for the Winners Concert (all winners, including Honorable Mentions and Audience Prize) must be submitted via email with Google Drive (Recommended), any other cloud storage or YouTube unlisted link to office@MusicHouston.org and and copy to info@HIMC.us with your full name and complete repertoire info before 11:59 PM CST, Jan. 13, 2023. (No file size limit). You can check out the Winners Concert of HIMC 2021 (https://youtu.be/IWjrRkAV0Ww) for your reference.

Feb. 18th, 2023

10:00 AM CST

Winners Concert & Audience Prize Results

  • The results of Audience Prizes along with the Winners Concert Video will be announced and published at 10:00 AM CST, Feb. 18, 2023!

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