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

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? All funded artists are registered in our database.

The Rahn Kulturfonds supports requests regarding a contribution to the performance fees if:

  • it is a project with or by Rahn Kulturfonds prize winners.
  • it is a project with Rahn Kulturfonds scholarship holders.

The Rahn Kulturfonds supports its prize winners and scholarship holders during four years after receiving the award.

The board of trustees of the Rahn Kulturfonds meets twice a year and will consider all fully completed applications received.

Next Board Meetings

September 24, 2020

For the meeting on September 24, 2020, please hand in your complete application no later than August 31, 2020. Please enclose the following information:

  • name, surname, address, email and phone number of the applicant
  • cover letter
  • description of the project
  • budget of the project
  • financial budget
  • list of other institutions contacted regarding support (incl. spoken commitments)

Application

Thank you for uploading the following document with your application (pdf or zip, max. 10MB:

Thank you for uploading the following document with your application (pdf or zip, max. 10MB:

Thank you for uploading the following document with your application (pdf or zip, max. 10MB:

Thank you for uploading the following document with your application (pdf or zip, max. 10MB:

News & Announcements

Rahn Scholarships

Since 2011, the Rahn Kulturfonds has awarded over 100 monetary scholarships and also lends instruments - in the form of a scholarship - to outstanding young musicians. Application criteria Students enrolled at a Swiss music adademy and under 27 years old will present...

Next concert: III. Rahn Concert Più

On Saturday 14 November 2020 the III. Rahn Concert Più will take place for the first time in the Kaufleuten Club Hall. The two 3rd prize winners of the Rahn Musikpreis 2020 for piano, Yilan Zhao and Jérémie Conus, as well as the scholarship holders Veronika T.-Potzner...

New date – Rahn Prizewinner Concert for piano

The Rahn Prizewinner Concert for piano should have taken place on 30 March 2020 at Tonhalle Maag. It was postponed due to the corona virus. Asuto Kitamura and Georgiana Pletea, first respectively second prize winner of the Rahn Musikpreis 2020 for piano, will perform...

Postponed – Rahn Prizewinner Concert 2020 for piano

Due to the corona virus and taking into account the current precautionary measures of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, the Rahn Prizewinner Concert for piano will unfortunately not take place on March 30, 2020. The concert will take place at a later date....

Trailer Rahn Musikpreis 2020 for piano

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

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...

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....