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 100 scholarship holders and 80 prize winners.

 

My Project – New Competition

The Rahn Kulturfonds launches a new competition with MY PROJECT to encourage its prize winners to further their career despite Corona-related restrictions.

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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.

Would you like to engage one of our prize winners or scholarship holders?

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Next audition

News & Announcements

MY PROJECT

The winner of the first call of the competition MY PROJECT is Sherniyaz Mussakhan with the
Online Festival Dialoge. Congratulations!

Rahn Scholarships – Next audition 15 November 2021

Since 2011 Rahn Kulturfonds has awarded more than 100 monetary scholarships since 2011 and lends instruments, also in the form of scholarships, to outstanding young musicians. Admission criteria Students who have been enrolled at a Swiss music academy for at least two...

IV. Rahn Concert Più

The IV. Rahn Concert Più will take place on 6 November 2021 at 11:00am at Klubsaal Kaufleuten Zurich.

Please find the livestream of the III. Rahn Concert Più here:

Trailer Rahn Musikpreis 2020 for piano

Recorded on January 17, 2020 at ZKO-Haus by Marcel Babazadeh, Atelier Klang & Raum.

Rahn Prize winners’ Concert 2020 for piano

The Rahn Prizewinner Concert 2020 for piano had to be cancelled due to the Corona pandemic.

Rahn Prizewinner Concert 2020 for piano

Due to the regulations of the Federal Office of Public Health in connection with the Corona pandemic, the prize winners' concert 2020 for piano had to be cancelled.

Rahn Musikpreis 2020 for piano

The competition 2020 for piano will take place at ZKO-Haus in Zurich from Wednesday, January 15 until Friday, January 17, 2020. Further information >  

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 reviews

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....