The CME International Performing Arts Grant

The Center for Musical Excellence is proud to provide this award (formerly the Birte Moller Young Artists Award), through which we help fund the dream projects of talented young musicians from around the world with individual amounts up to $10,000! The deadline for the 2017 grant has passed, but join our mailing list to be notified about the next opportunity!

Awarded to the previous grant winners!

2017 CME Grant: For Pianists

Calling all pianists- this is your time to shine! Share with us your dream projects and goals and find your name on this page of our grant winners!

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See Our Next Concert!

CME will present Grant Winner Brannon Cho in concert at Carnegie Hall in the fall of 2017. Check back for more updates!

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Dreams Realized.

The CME International Performing Arts Grant Winners and their projects. Click on each musician for full details.

Alessandro Mazzamuto (Italy)

Alessandro made his CME-presented New York debut at Carnegie Hall on June 29, 2015. Learn More About Alessandro



Jiayan Sun (China)

Jiayan presented a series of lecture concerts on early keyboard instruments to commemorate the 300th Anniversary of C.P.E. Bach’s birth. Learn More About Jiayan


Reed Tetzloff (USA)

Reed received funding to make his debut CD on MSR Classics. Learn More About Reed



Vijay Venkatesh (USA)

Vijay received a full scholarship to attend Vienna ConcertoFest, CME’s summer festival in Austria. Learn More About Vijay


Nicholas Young (Australia)

Nicholas received a concert debut in Vienna, Austria. Learn More About Nicholas



Brannon Cho (USA)

Brannon will be sponsored in his Carnegie Hall debut in the fall of 2017. Learn more about Brannon


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We're here for your dreams!

CME’s mission is to Move Musicians Forward, so now is your time to dream up something BIG! Come up with a project and share it today. Questions? Email