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timeline for the 4th Annual Stars of Summer International Piano and Vocal Competition:

Now until July 20now, 2023: Submit your application along with your video audition for the competition.
August 5, 2023: The winners of the competition will be announced on our website and social media platforms.
August 10, 2023: Participants for the Gala concert will be announced.
August 19, 2023: Join us for the Gala concert featuring the top performers from the competition and professional musicians.
August 27, 2023: The Laureates concert and award ceremony will take place at the beautiful Italian Garden during the One World Day festival. This is the grand finale of the competition and the perfect opportunity to showcase the talent of the winners.
We can't wait to see all of the amazing performances from talented young musicians!

Mission statement

"Our mission is to promote and celebrate the talents of young musicians around the world by providing 
them with a platform to showcase their skills and share their passion for music. We strive to create an 
inclusive and supportive community that fosters growth and development for all participants. We are 
committed to supporting music education and music teachers, and to inspiring the next generation of 
musicians to pursue their dreams."


The Stars of Summer Piano and Vocal Competition and Festival offers a unique opportunity for 
young musicians from all over the world to showcase their talents and compete on an 
international stage. With a single round of video submissions, the competition ensures that all 
musicians have an equal chance to participate, regardless of their location.

Monetary prizes and special awards, including invitations to perform in professional productions 
for a fee, await the winners. As part of the festival, advanced students can compete in the Piano 
Concerto category and have the chance to perform with a 20-person orchestra, featuring the 
Italian Concerto by A. Peskanov and Miniature Concerto by Alek Rowley. This exclusive 
experience adds a level of prestige to the event and offers young pianists the opportunity to 
showcase their skills and play with an orchestra.

By participating in the competition, all contestants have the opportunity to perform live in front 
of a large audience at the Gala Concert and the Laureates Concert in the Cultural Gardens of 
Cleveland. Additionally, the competition proudly partners with The Global Stage, an alliance of 
prestigious musical competitions from around the world, providing participants with the 
opportunity to potentially earn invitations to the finals of competitions such as  Stars of the 
Immortal and Living Composers in New York, NY, USA, and to perform in famous venues such 
as the various halls in London and Carnegie Hall in New York.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be recognized by the public, teachers, and 
professionals and to showcase your talents. Register for the Stars of Summer Piano and Vocal 
Competition and Festival today and take the first step towards a successful career in music.

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