2016-17 Competition Dates Announcement

The SIPF is happy to release the dates of its three NW Festivals for the 2016-17 season. More detail for each may be found on the events page. 2016 Bach Festival Sunday, October 9, 2016 Deadline: Thursday, September 29 2017 Classical Viennese Festival Sunday, February 19, 2017 Deadline: Thursday, February 9 2017 Virtuoso Festival Sunday,…

The SIPF Thanks

The SIPF thanks Dr. Laura Jeon and Mr. Samuel Byun for organizing and running the 2016 Virtuoso Festival. We also thank our two wonderful adjudicators, Dr. Natalya Ageyeva and Dr. Minji Noh, for their time, energy, and insightful comments to our participants. Lastly, we wish to thank the students, parents, and most especially, teachers of…

Seattle Int’l Piano Festival Events

Seattle Int’l Piano Festival Events Sixth Seattle International Piano Competition, October 16-19, 2015 The 2015 Seattle International Piano Festival & Competition approaches. In one week, hear the finalists and winners chosen out of nearly 300 applicants from Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Netherlands, New…

The SIPF Seeks Hosts

The SIPF Seeks Hosts The SIPF seeks generous and hospitable people — particularly those with a piano — to host one of the many international artists coming to compete in the final round of the Seattle International Piano Competition between October 16 and 19. Those who have hosted before have truly loved the experience and…

Preliminary Results of the 2015 SIPC

The preliminary round for the 2015 Seattle International Piano Competition has closed. At this time, the listening committee has made its decision, and we look forward to distributing the results to the many talented participants. As each new edition of the competition turns, the level of musicianship and pianism reaches a new strata. This year’s…

Seattle International Piano Competition Deadline

May 15 has been the printed date for the sixth Seattle International Piano Competition deadline. The SIPF announces the change to June 30. Participants still have all of May and June to make preparations for entry. Free of specific programming requirements, this two-round competition offers developing artists of all ages the opportunity to make a truly personal…

6th Seattle International Piano Competition

The Seattle International Piano Competition was recognized by the Wall Street Journal as a leader among the new wave of competitions that strive to change the face of how competitions are approached and what they offer. Most aficionados are aware of the multitude of competitions in the world today, most of which have stringent repertoire…

International Festival & Competition in October

In December, we announced the approaching bi-annual Seattle International Piano Festival & Competition, with an application deadline of May 15, 2015. Details are currently on the website about procedures as well as the electronic application form. We are excited to announce the dates of the SIPF. The international festival, which hosts not only master classes…