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.…

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…

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…

June 5 – Xiting Yang and Robert Yan in Concert

Seattle International Piano Festival presents June 5 Event – Xiting Yang and Robert Yan in Concert The SIPF is proud to invite you to a special performance event on Sunday, June 5 at 2 pm. Xiting Yang — 2019 Professional Artist Audience Favorite award recipient and Jury President’s Prizewinner) — and Robert Yan — Collegiate…

Revised Deadline Classical Viennese Fest

Due to requests from teachers and colleagues, the revised deadline for the Classical Viennese Festival has been published. Participants have two more days to prepare their recordings for submission. Although this deadline has been extended, the original deadline (March 27) still marks the dividing line for age category determination. For example, those turning age 10…

2022 SIPC Announced

The SIPF is proud to announce the 2022 Seattle International Piano Competition for pianists of all ages and nationalities. A new format allows for easy participation anywhere in the world. Over $17,000 in cash prizes plus additional distinctions and engagements. 2022 Seattle International Piano Competition Singled out in 2010 by the Wall Street Journal as…

The Return of the Int’l Piano Competition

Happy New Year! Exciting news awaits… In January, we bring you news of the ninth Seattle International Piano Competition and Festival. This event represents a change from previous editions, and even greater opportunity for aspiring artists. The Seattle International Piano Competition has been and continues to be a beacon of fairness and equity since 2008.…

Two Days Remain

Saturday evening (9 pm Pacific Daylight Time, UTC/GMT-7), October 30 is the deadline for the 2021 Bach Festival. There is still time to prepare and submit your recordings to celebrate this paragon of musical ingenuity. Nearly every composer to follow found the music of this genius to be the model for centuries following his death.…