Final Round – Join the Jury!

Video Preparation and Final Round Procedures In August, the selection to fill the final round of the 9th Seattle International Piano Competition within each fully competitive category were notified of the preliminary results. That was the green light to prepare a video submission to compete as a finalist in the 9th Seattle International Piano Competition.…

James Martin Miles Memorial Prize

In Memoriam: James Martin Miles James Martin Miles (1944-2020) was a dear friend and fervent supporter of the SIPF, integral to the advisory committee since its inception in 2008. A lover of classical music, a triathlete and swimmer, a traveler and explorer, Jim was an essential and active member of the artistic world in Western Washington…

Collegiate and Professional Final Round

Collegiate and Professional Final Round On the afternoon of October 9, the SIPF presents the last of its fully competitive categories, namely the Collegiate and Professional artists. Complete profiles of our randomly ordered finalists will be posted along with the videos for the Collegiate and Professional Final Round of the 9th Seattle Int’l Piano Competition.…

Mari Shiakawa Jacobson, 2010

Presenting the Winners and Finalists…

Presenting the Winners and Finalists… Reserve October 8-9 for the reveal of the finalists and winners of the 2022 Seattle International Piano Competition & Festival. Now a free online event, visit the SIPF website to cast your vote for the audience favorite award among the finalists in each of the fully competitive categories. Visit https://www.seattlepianocompetition.org/2022-sipc/…

The Big Reveal

The Big Reveal Reserve October 8-9 for the reveal of the finalists of the 2022 Seattle International Piano Competition & Festival. Now a free online event, return to the festival page starting October 8 to cast your vote for the audience favorite award among the finalists in each of the fully competitive categories: Youth Artists, Ages…

UPDATE: 2022 SIPC

Our thanks for the many excellent video performance submissions by this year’s competitors. We appreciate your patience as we continue our survey of preliminary and semi-competitive entries. Due to the availability of some adjudicators, the SIPF anticipates the survey to continue at least one more week. This means notifications of finalist/winner status will be issued…

Two Days Remain…

Ninth SIPC Deadline: July 15 Two days remain before the deadline of the Ninth Seattle Int’l Piano Competition. This year’s event is online. With a chance to win more than $18,000 in total cash prizes, who will be decorated this year’s medalists? Categories for professional and collegiate artist, outstanding amateurs, and youth divide the participants…

Virtuoso Fest Results are In!

Dear participants, their families, and coaches: The results are in! After a long review of stunning entries, the adjudicators of the 2022 Virtuoso Artists Festival have reached their decisions. We would like to thank the dedicated artists who prepared their entries so lovingly and the instructors that guided and inspired them. As a reminder, all…

Bach Festival 2015

Revised Deadlines for Two Competitions

Revised Deadlines for Two Competitions The SIPF announces deadline extensions for two of its upcoming events: 2022 Seattle International Piano Competition. Since 2008, the SIPF invites pianists from around the globe to compete for cash and non-cash prizes. With categories for three brackets of youth, outstanding amateurs, collegiate artists, professionals, and free of programming requirements,…

Alexander Tutunov on the Int’l Competition

Alexander Tutunov on the Int’l Competition Recently, we asked artist, and former president of the jury his thoughts on the Seattle International Piano Competition. We thank Dr. Tutunov for his thoughts and insights: I feel incredibly fortunate to be involved, in various capacities with the wonderful SIPF and its creators, continuously since the First edition…