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The Washington International Rachmaninoff Music Competition, co-hosted by the Washington Rachmaninoff Musicians Association and the Fantasia Music Institute features piano and string instruments. It consists of preliminary rounds, Asia-Pacific regional finals, global finals, and an award concert at a summer camp.

Association Introduction

The Washington Rachmaninoff Musicians Association is a US-based non-profit organization committed to being a significant global music influencer. We focus on hosting international music competitions and providing a professional platform for music enthusiasts. Our mission is to promote the popularization and development of music, encouraging artists to showcase their talents and offering music enthusiasts the chance to appreciate high-level performances. Our activities extend beyond competitions, including educational and charitable events, to ignite public passion for music and cultivate the next generation of musical talent. Whether you are a professional musician or an enthusiast, the Washington Rachmaninoff Musicians Association welcomes you to join us in advancing a brilliant future for music.

Competition Introduction

The Washington International Rachmaninoff Piano and Strings Competition is a prestigious event attracting musicians worldwide. It caters to professional and amateur categories, including piano and strings, to accommodate different musicians' needs.

In the professional category, this competition emphasizes the interpretation of works by the Russian composer Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), a highly influential composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninoff's music combines romantic passion with

Russian national style, demands high skill and deep musical understanding.

For the amateur category, the competition does not require participants to perform Rachmaninoff's works. This category aims to provide a more relaxed and encouraging environment for music lovers to showcase their talents, regardless of skill level.

Whether professional or amateur, this competition offers an excellent platform to showcase musical talents, learn new skills, and connect with other musicians. By interacting and collaborating with excellent musicians from around the world, participants gain valuable experience and inspiration.

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