2021 Virtuoso Artists Results

Our thanks to our judges, Dr. JinHee Kate Kim, Dr. Nicole Narboni, Dr. Minji Noh, Dr. Alexander Tutunov, and Dr. Francis Yang, for listening to this year’s participants. We thank all the participants and their teachers especially during these unprecedented times for lovingly preparing their recordings at home. Thanks to our organizers, Chelsea Bloomberg and…

Virtuoso Fest Deadline Extended

The deadline for the 2021 Virtuoso Artists Festival has been extended to Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 9:00 pm. Note that June 3 still represents the cut-off for dates of birth in terms of age category delineation. The SIPF encourages all prospective participants to make that last push to prepare their Romantic, Contemporary, and Impressionistic…

2021 Virtuoso Artists Festival

2021 Virtuoso Artists Festival The SIPF is proud to announce the 7th annual Virtuoso Artists Festival, celebrating the works of the romantic, impressionistic, and contemporary musical eras. In order to open its doors to pianists and instrumentalists of the world, now this online video recording competitive festival is open for participation, providing opportunities for soloists,…

2020 Virtuoso Artists Results Posted

Our thanks to our judges, Kelli Stephens, Paula Watt, and Francis Yang, for listening to this year’s participants. We thank all the participants and their teachers especially during these unprecedented times for lovingly preparing their recordings at home. Thanks to our organizers, Maxwell Adkisson and Chelsea Bloomberg, for putting the event together and coordinating with…

Changes to the Virtuoso

Formerly the Virtuoso Festival, the Virtuoso Artists Festival opens its doors to participants of the world. Recently revised, expanded, and deadline extended, this inclusive educational festival aims to inspire youth and adult musicians to create and share their artistry from anywhere in the world – even from his or her living room. In these difficult…

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…

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,…

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…

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).…