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…

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…

Bowlby and Kaminska in Concert

Bowlby and Kaminska in Concert On Saturday evening, April 2 at 6 pm, immediately following the 2016 Virtuoso Festival, guest pianists and SIPF organizers, Ivona Kaminska and Christopher Bowlby will perform in a special recital event. This is the final concert on the 2015-16 season of the KB Piano Series. Pianists Ivona Kaminska and Christopher Bowlby have established themselves in…

Virtuoso Festival is A Go

We look forward to the events of the 2015 Virtuoso Festival this Sunday, May 17 from 9:15 AM to 6:15 PM. All participants have been notified of their time slots. For a complete itinerary of the day, click here. We are also pleased to announce our three esteemed adjudicators for the day, Dr. Nicole Narboni,…

Virtuoso Festival Deadline Approaches

Monday, May 4 at 11:59 pm, marks the deadline for the first ever 2015 Virtuoso Festival. There are still four more days to enter. The following age performance divisions and age categories outlines all forms of participation within the Virtuoso Festival. Solo Division (piano or violin) age 8 and under—up to 5 minutes of music.…