SIPF Events

2024 At a Glance

Enjoy the many events the SIPF has to offer, from its bi-annual Seattle International Piano Competition (the next edition taking place during September 21-22, 2024), to its many NW Festival events for international pianists and instrumentalists, to its fund raising concert series.

2024 Seattle Int’l PIano Competition – Applications Open

Starting January 9, the updated rules and regulations of the 2024 Seattle Int’l Piano Competition were published. Returning to a live final round event, participants are invited to apply in each of five categories, including Professional and Collegiate Artist, Youth – Ages 14 to 18, 10 to 13, and 9 and under. Prepare your video recording and take part in this unique and inclusive competitive event. During Septmeber, invited finalists will be presented live at Illsely Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall in downtown, Seattle. This competition is adjudicated by blind jury process.

Application deadline: June 1, 2024

2024 Classical Viennese Festival

The deadline for the 2024 Classical Viennese Festival, now exclusively online, comes in March. Complete rules and details are found on the Classical Viennese Festival page. This event now invites pianists and instrumentalists of all ages and nationalities to participate for medals and distinctions.

Application deadline: March 18, 2024

2024 Virtuoso Artists Festival

The deadline for the 2023 Virtuoso Artists Festival, now exclusively online, comes in June. Complete rules and details are found on the Virtuoso Artists Festival page. This event now invites pianists and instrumentalists of all ages and nationalities to participate for medals and distinctions.

Application deadline: June 17, 2024

2024 Seattle International Piano Festival

imageDetails of the 10th Seattle International Piano Competition and weekend-long festival will be announced in August. Keep on the lookout for announcements of the live final round in September on this website and other SIPF social media sources as the SIPF presents the finalists and winners of the 2024 edition.

Festival Date: September 21-22, 2024

2024 Bach Festival

Details including complete rules for the 2024 festival will be announced on the Bach Festival page during June, 2024. Check back shortly. Now exclusively online, this event now invites pianists and instrumentalists of all ages and nationalities to participate for medals and distinctions.

Application deadline: October 14, 2024