2017 Classical Fest Itinerary Has Arrived…

The 2017 Classical Fest Itinerary has arrived! We look forward to hearing the many wonderfully prepared participants during the Classical Viennese Festival this Sunday, February 19. Whether you will participate or simply attend some of the great moments Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and more, peruse the links below. Itinerary Page PDF copy (to print for your…

Upcoming Festival News

A few brief details about upcoming festivals of note. Due to inclement weather in the Seattle area earlier in the week, the deadline for the Classical Viennese Festival has been postponed to midnight on Saturday evening, Feb 11. This will not affect the date during which time slots will be posted (shortly after Feb 13).…

Classical Viennese Festival Deadline Approaches

The deadline approaches for the 2017 Classical Viennese Festival. This is a chance for pianists and violinists to be decorated for sonatas, sonatinas, and variations by Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, and other icons of the Classical era of music. Participants of all nationalities and ages may now apply. Divisions: all ages Categories: Sonatinas; Pre-Classical Sonatas; Sonatas divided into…

Congratulations!

We congratulate the hard-working pianists and violinists that took part in yesterday’s Bach Festival, and acknowledge with respect the support system behind their preparation that made it possible: we salute the wonderful, knowledgable teachers, and the supportive family and friends that provide constant encouragement. Our great thanks to the wonderful adjudicators that listened and provided…

Bach Fest 2016 Is Upon Us

This Sunday, October 9, the seventh annual Bach Festival organized by the Seattle International Piano Festival is set to go. With over 175 pianists and violinists locally and from other parts of the country, 2016 represents an unprecedented number of new and returning Bach enthusiasts and competitive attendees. For complete details about this year’s festival,…

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…

Virtuoso Festival Comes in April

Virtuoso Festival Approaches We look forward to the events of the 2016 Virtuoso Festival all day Saturday, April 2, 2016. Open to participants of all ages performing music of the Romantic Era who play solo piano, violin, as well as chamber music with piano, this approachable festival is divided by age categories. Participants are generously decorated with…

2015 Classical Fest Itinerary

The 2015 Classical Fest Itinerary is up for the SIPF’s upcoming Classical Viennese Festival on November 22. Check here for a complete list of events, participants, and detailed timing information. It is also our great pleasure to introduce our guest adjudicators for this event: Jane Harty, Julia Hwakyu Lee, and Ilia Radoslavov. If you are participating in this…

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…