Musical America’s Artist of the Year – Daniil Trifonov

Russian pianist, Daniil Trifonov, laureate of the Fryderyk Chopin, Arthur Rubinstein and Tchaikovsky Competitions, has been announced 2019 Artist of the Year by Musical America. The Awards have been in place since 1960 and the multi WFIMC Member Competition laureate will receive his award at a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in December. Congratulations! Read the full Musical America announcement here.

Inaugural Deans and Arts Leaders’ Summit

WFIMC delivered the keynote address and jointly hosted the Inaugural Deans and Arts Leaders’ Summit in collaboration with the Schoenfeld International String Competition. A terrific gathering of industry leaders and musicians was held during the recent Schoenfeld International String Competition to discuss the benefits and future directions of international music competitions. With a focus on China, the Summit considered the […]

News from the 62nd General Assembly held in Glasgow

WFIMC Press Release General Assembly 2018 The General Assembly of the World Federation of International Music Competitions was held in Glasgow by the Scottish International Piano Competition. The Assembly welcomed delegates from the WFIMC Member Competitions from across the globe who elected the new Board and Members of the WFIMC. Thank you to the Scottish International Piano Competition and the […]

WFIMC welcomes new Board Members

The 2018 General Assembly elected two new Board Members for the coming three year period. The WFIMC warmly welcomes Elisabeth Kozik, Managing Director, ARD International Music Competition Munich and Noriko Ogawa, Jury Chairperson, Hamamatsu International Piano Competition. The complete list of Board Members is available here.