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 Fest Approaches

On Sunday, October 21, the ninth annual Bach Festival organized by the Seattle International Piano Festival and sponsored in part by Classic Pianos of Bellevue is set to go. We look forward to this celebration with new and returning Bach enthusiasts and competitive attendees. The response from this year’s performers has been overwhelming. With 225…

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…

Virtuoso Fest 2018 Live!

2018 Virtuoso Festival The SIPF is proud to announce the 2018 Virtuoso Festival for pianists, violinists, and chamber musicians on Sunday, May 13, 2018. For works of the Romantic era and later, musicians of all ages are encouraged to apply. Numerous age divisions Solo Category: divided into single works of Romantic or later era pieces,…

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,…

Classical Fest in the New Year

Northwest Festivals in the New Year Happy New Year to classical music lovers around the world. We look forward to a great new year in 2018, during which the SIPF presents its Northwest Festivals in the new year for pianists and violinists: Classical Viennese Festival. Taking place all day on Sunday, March 11. Application deadline:…

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…

Virtuoso Festival is Here!

Dear participants, families, and instructors, The link below on the the Seattle Int’l Piano Festival’s website contains partial detail for the upcoming Virtuoso Festival on Sunday, May 21 from 9 am to 6 pm. Note that complete programs are not yet available, but enough information is published to provide the important where’s and when’s of…