2020 Classical Festival Open

[dropcap style=”default, circle, box”]D[/dropcap]etails and updated rules for the 2020 Classical Viennese Festival are available and applications active for entry. For more details, visit the festival page. Deadline: 11:59 pm, Thursday, February 27, 2020 Festival Date: all day, Sunday, March 15 Location: Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, in Bellevue, WA 2020 Adjudicators: Dr.…

2019 Laureates

We congratulate the finalists and winners of the 2019 Seattle International Piano Competition. You are an inspiration! 2019 Competition Laureates Youth Ages 9 and under Gold medalists – Cecilia Chen (Canada), Victoria Lahee Han (USA), Taige Wang (China; in absentia) Silver medalists – Papitcha Vejmongkolkorn (Thailand), Xinran Shi (China) Audience Favorite Award – Cecilia Chen…

SIPC this Weekend

2019 SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION The Eighth bi-annual Seattle International Piano Competition will take place at Benaroya Hall on October 12 – 14, 2019. Thirty-seven international finalists were chosen from among 300 applicants. These top participants — nationals of Canada, China, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, and from throughout the USA — compete for cash prizes…

2019 Bach Festival Is Live

2019 Bach Festival The Seattle International Piano Festival (SIPF) is proud to present for the tenth year the Bach Festival for pianists and violinists of any nationality, featuring works by Johann Sebastian Bach, as well as other Baroque masters. This competitive event was created to provide performing opportunities for those who wish to share their…

Virtuoso Fest Update

To the performers and guests of the upcoming 2019 Virtuoso Festival, the Festival Itinerary page with complete details about the times, locations, and minutiae of this exciting festival. As there is no check-in, this will be your complete guide. Make sure to read it thoroughly and print a copy for yourself. We look forward to…

5th Virtuoso Festival Announced

The SIPF is proud to announce the fifth annual Virtuoso Festival, for pianist and violinist soloists, and chamber musicians on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Taking place at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bellevue, Washington, this festival is open to all ages and nationalities, and features the solo and chamber works of the…

8th International Competition

8TH INT’L PIANO COMPETITION The SIPF releases the rules and regulations of the upcoming 2019 Seattle International Piano Competition. Singled out in 2010 by The Wall Street Journal as one of the world’s most inclusive competitions, the SIPC continues to provide one of the most equitable opportunities for artistic recognition in the world. This two-round…

2018 Bach Festival Announcement

The 9th annual Bach Festival is set for Sunday, October 21, 2018. Open to pianists and violinists of all ages and nationalities, the event takes place at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart. For complete rules and details, visit the Bach Festival page. Application Deadline: 11:59 PM, Thursday, October 4, 2018 Complete Rules: here…

Classical Viennese Festival – Itinerary Updated!

2018 Classical Viennese Festival Approaches On March 11, the Seattle International Piano Festival presents the fifth annual Classical Viennese Festival at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bellevue, Washington. We look forward to a wonderful Sunday filled with the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and many other classical contemporaries. For guests and participants,…