The CMIM finalists were announced overnight:
Elli Choi (United States)
Christine Lim (United States – South Korea)
Hao Zhou (United States)
Anna Lee (United States)
Fumika Mohri (Japan)
Johanna Pichlmair (Austria)
Pichlmair, the only European in the pack, has been a member of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra since September 2017.