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,…

SIPF 2017 Is Here!

SIPF 2017 The Seventh bi-annual Seattle International Piano Competition (SIPF 2017) will take place at Benaroya Hall on September 30 – October 1, 2017. Thirty-seven international finalists were chosen from among 300 applicants. These top participants — nationals of Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and from throughout the…

Weekend Website Attack

During the weekend, the SIPF website was attacked. Although the site was infected, our webmaster has removed the threat. The website is now running normally again. We are still accepting applications into the 2017 Seattle International Piano Competition until July 1st.