Registration Kiefer Hablitzel │Göhner Music Prize 2020

Deadline registration october 31, 2019, 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.  


Registration Kiefer Hablitzel │Göhner Musikpreis 2020 – Instrumental  

Registration Kiefer Hablitzel │Göhner Musikpreis 2020 – Chant



Kiefer Hablitzel │Göhner Music Prize

The Kiefer Hablitzel │Göhner Music Prize is awarded in close cooperation with the Ernst Göhner Foundation. Young Swiss or Switzerland-based instrumentalists under 28 and singers under 30 years of age are eligible.

Auditions take place yearly in early February 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. 



September 3 – octobre 31, 2019

Please read this information before your application carefully.



REPERTOIRE of contemporary composers 

Piano accompaniment

Candidates can bring their own piano accompanist, or may choose to be accompanied by our official accompanist, in which case the following rules must be respected: a short rehearsal of 20 minutes may be held before the audition. Further preliminary rehearsals are not possible.
Vocalists : must specify the keys of the pieces on their repertoire list or send the scores by e-mail.
Instrumentalists: must choose as a contemporary piece a SOLO piece without piano accompaniment.     



Kiefer Hablitzel │Göhner Music Prize and Prix Collard

8 prizes à CHF 15'000

Audition 2020

February 3–7, 2020 Hochschule der Künste Bern  

Members of the jury

  • Marc Kissóczy, Zurich, President of the Jury
  • Thüring Bräm, Basel
  • Gui-Michel Caillat, Geneva
  • Doris Stalder, Ernst Göhner Foundation, Zug
  • Eva Zurbrügg, Berne


Ernst Göhner Foundation 

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