Congratulations to ChangYong Shin!

The First Prize winner of the 2016 Hilton Head International Piano Competition, has just won First Prize at the Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition.  The Competition wrapped up Saturday, June 23rd in Salt Lake City’s Abravanel Hall with an extraordinary performance by Shin of the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor. Shin, a 24-year-old pianist from South Korea, also won the Seoul International Piano Competition last year.  His prize for the Bachauer win includes $50,000 cash, a commemorative gold medal, concert engagements with the Utah Symphony and in New York City, and a recording engagement.

2019 Hilton Head International Piano Competition

March 11 – 18, 2019


The 2019 Hilton Head International Piano Competition is open to pianists ages 18 – 30. Winners receive cash prizes and performance opportunities.

Application for the 2019 Competition will be available online at this website June 1, 2018 and will be due by September 30, 2018.

For further information, please check the 2019 Competition Info above.