The Chopin Foundation of the United States NW Council     |     4957 Lakemont Blvd. SE, Suite C-4, #259, Bellevue, WA 98006

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The Northwest Council of the Chopin Foundation of the United States, a registered non-profit organization, is proud to announce the 2015 NW Chopin Festival and Piano Competition. This is one of the biggest piano competitions in the Northwest that attracts some 150+ youths of all ages and all levels. Prior winners are welcome! The 2015 Chopin NW Festival is an annual tradition for talented young pianists primarily from, but not excluded to, the Northwest region. Students from any region, state or country may compete. Young pianists compete for Gold and Silver Medals, valuable adjudication remarks, experience, recognition, cash and trophies. The competition consists of performing ANY work(s) of Chopin within a specified time limit in the age group divisions.

The Competition
  • Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015
  • Location: Bellevue Presbyterian Church, 1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
  • Time: Time blocks for applicants to be assigned January 10, 2015 (will be available online)
  Gold Medalists' Concert
  • Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015
  • Location: Brechemin Auditorium, UW School of Music
  • Time: 2 pm
Silver Medalist Concert
  • Date: Sunday, February 15, 2015
  • Location: Stage7 Pianos, 511 6th Street South, Kirkland, WA 98033
  • Time: 5 pm
  Concerto or Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Winner's performance with Federal Way Symphony
  • Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015
  • Location: St. Vincent Cathedral, 30525 8th Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Time: 8 pm
Chopin Northwest Board
  • Dr. Steven Lagerberg, Founder
  • Allan Park, President
  • Yunbo Cassady, Vice President
  • Alison Bell, Recording Secretary
  • Cathy Carpenter, Corresponding Secretary
  • Dr. Mary Chandler, Treasurer
  • Judy Baker, Program Developer
  • Christopher Moorhead, Webmaster
  • Helen Belvin, Honorary Board Member
  • Mei Lu, Board Member
  • Dr. Hannah Ciba, Board Member
  • Dr. Adam Alexander, Board Member

The Chopin Foundation of the United States NW Council