Deadline registration january 31, 2023, 12pm.
Registrations will be processed in the order of their arrival. Please note before signing the regulations and the repertoire in the box in the right column.
The Kiefer Hablitzel │Göhner Music Prize applies to Swiss and Switzerland-based artists or artists registered in a Swiss university. The Kiefer Hablitzel│Göhner Prize is awardes in close cooperation with the Ernst Göhner Foundation. The age limit is 28 for instrumentalists and 30 for singers.
Auditions take place in April in Bern at the invitation of the jury.
The jury consists of notable musicians and a delegate of the Ernst Göhner Foundation. The total sum of the awarded grants will be decided by the members of the jury based on the funds available.
Past winners of the Kiefer Hablitzel Prize in music include such well-known names as:
Bettina Boller, Conradin Brotbek, Carlo Cicero, Graziella Contratto, Benjamin Engeli, Veit Hertenstein, Esther Hoppe, Marc Kissóczy, Rachel Kolly, Meret Lüthi, Adrian Oetiker, Leila Pfister, Felix Renggli, Jean-Claude Schlaepfer, Martina Schucan, Kaspar Zehnder and many others.
The Kiefer Hablitzel │Göhner Art Prize applies to Swiss and Switzerland-based artists or artists registered in a Swiss university under 30 years of age. The Prize is awarded in close cooperation with the Swiss Federal Office of Culture (BAK) and the Ernst Göhner Foundation.
December 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023
Please read this information before your application carefully.
Please note the following: there is the possibility for a short rehearsal 20 minutes before the performance. Further rehearsals are not possible.
Voice: please indicate the keys of the pieces on the repertoire list or send the sheet music by e-mail.
Instrumental: please choose a SOLO piece without piano accompaniment as a contemporary piece.
April 21–26, 2023 Music School "Konsi Bern"
Members of the jury
- Gui-Michel Caillat, Geneva, President of the Jury
- Thüring Bräm, Basel
- Katharina Schillen, Ernst Göhner Foundation, Zug
- Marie Sirot, Geneva
- Gérard Schlotz, Lausanne