The 2020 Washington International Competition for Piano
is postponed

We regret to inform you that, due to the current shutdowns and continuing threat of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Washington International Competition for Piano is postponed until spring 2021.

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Important JIC Announcement

The 2021 Johansen International Competition is postponed

To safeguard the health and well-being of all participants, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the next Johansen International Competition until 2022.

We will post exact dates and other details as we know them. Thank you for your patience as we make new arrangements.

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See videos of the 2018 JIC Winners’ Concert (held October 7, 2018) on YouTube!

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Boulder Cello Festival 2020 

The first-ever Boulder Cello Festival will take place July 29 through August 2 entirely online with an artist-faculty of world-renowned cellists from across the country. Three of our Washington International Competition winners are serving as faculty: Meta Weiss, David Requiro, and Matthew Zalkind.  Open to cellists of all ages. Application deadline is June 1, 2020.

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