Northwest Chopin Festival

February 3-4, 2012 at Sherman Clay, Seattle

Online Application (Nov 1 - Dec 15, 2011)


NOTE: The application deadline for the 2012 Festival has passed. Thank you for your interest.

Students are encouraged to apply early, starting Nov 1, as space is limited. Applications will be considered on a first-come first-served basis determined by when they submit the online part of their application. Additional compliant applications will be placed on a waiting list.


Online Application Period Begins   Nov 1, 2011
Online Application Period Ends   Dec 15, 2011, 11:59 pm PST
Signatures and Fee Due (by post) Dec 22, 2011
Performance Schedule Posted Online Jan 15, 2012 or earlier, at
Festival Date Feb 3-4, 2012, at Sherman Clay, Seattle
Honors Concert Feb 5, 2012, at Polish Home on Capitol Hill


We recommend using one of the following browsers when completing your application: Internet Explorer 7 or above, Firefox 3.0 or above, or Safari 2.0 or above. Using other browsers may result in failed applications.

Be sure to read and understand the following documents before you begin:

Please have the following information available before starting the online application process:

  • Complete repertoire information with opus number and performance duration
  • Contact information for the participant and his/her teacher: names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses

Your application will not be complete until you:

  1. click the "Submit Application" button after filling out the next page,
  2. see a confirmation page displayed as well as emailed to you within 24 hours, and
  3. post additional material so as to arrive by Dec 22, 2011 at the address indicated on the application confirmation page. This required additional material will include:
    1. parent's and teacher's signature on a printed copy of the confirmation page, and
    2. a check for the application fee payable to "N.W. Chopin Festival".

The final performance schedule (location and playing time) will be posted online by Jan 15, 2012 at Unlike previous years, this information will not be sent out by postal mail.


Please contact us at if you have trouble completing the online application, or if you are able to submit the application but do not receive an automated confirmation email within 24 hours, or if you do not see the participant's name on the performance schedule to be posted online by Jan 15.

Check this box to confirm that you have read, understand, and agree to the 2012 NW Chopin Festival
Rules and Regulations as well as Performance Agreement and Release.