The Rahn Kulturfonds was founded to promote and award outstanding students of swiss music conservatoires and academies.

Encouragement

The Rahn Kulturfonds was founded 1976 to promote outstanding students at Swiss academies of music and conservatoires. Since 2011, the Rahn Kulturfonds provides scholarships once a year and loans instruments to outstanding young musicians.

Up to date, the Rahn Kulturfonds has awarded and funded more than 80 scholarship holders and 56 prize winners.

 

Scholarships

Based on the candidate’s performance, a jury of four decides on granting a scholarship and its actual amount. The scholarships range from CHF 4’000-7’000 per scholar.

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INSTRUMENTS

The Rahn Kulturfonds loans instruments to outstanding young musicians.

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Applications

The Rahn Kulturfonds aims to offer its prize winners and scholarship holders as many performances as possible.

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News & Announcements

Rahn Musikpreis 2020 for piano

The competition 2020 for piano will take place at ZKO-Haus in Zurich from Tuesday, January 14 until Friday, January 17, 2020. Further information and application >  

Rahn Concert Continuo 2019

On 8 March 2019 the VI Rahn Concert Continuo took place in the large concert hall of the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. Impressions of the concert and press reviews can be found here: Impressions Press...

Rahn Concert Continuo

The VI Rahn Concert Continuo takes place for the first time in the large concert hall of the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK). Prize winners and selected scholarship holders of the Rahn Kulturfonds will perform works by F. Schubert, N. Paganini, H. Wolf, O....

Rahn concert Più – Impressions

Rahn Kulturfonds has organized its first ever Rahn Concert PIÙ. The concert is aimed at music lovers of all ages and took place on November 10, 2018 at Kaufleuten Festsaal in Zurich. Winners of the Rahn Musikpreis and scholarship holders played pieces by H....

Christmas concert

On 29 November 2018, five prizewinners and scholarship holders are performing in Zurich. The concert is organized by Swiss International Club, a partner of the Rahn Kulturfonds....

Rahn Concert Più

Rahn Kulturfonds organizes its first ever Rahn Concert PIÙ. Winners of the Rahn Musikpreis and scholarship holders will perform at the Kaufleuten Festsaal in Zurich. The concert is aimed at music lovers of all ages. Children of all ages are very welcome. A play corner...

Rahn Scholarship – Audition 2018

Rahn Kulturfonds awards scholarships worth between 4,000 and 7,000 Swiss francs since 2011 and also loans instruments to outstanding music students. The next audition takes place on September 3, 2018 in Zurich. Conditions and application... Closing date is August 23,...

Live Recording Rahn Prize Winner Concert 2018

The live-recording of the Rahn Preisträgerkonzert for strings 2018 at Tonhalle Maag is online! The recordings are made by Marcel Babazadeh, Atelier Klang und Raum in Zurich. More...