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Silke Blume
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Several competitions, which also attract much public attention to the university, serve to compare performances and professionalize the students. The following competitions are currently being held:

  • Wolfgang Meyer Award sponsored by the Lions Club Karlsruhe
    international competition for clarinetists. Next date September 2024
  • Dr. Hermann Büttner Piano Competition of the Adler Büttner Foundation
    Focus: piano, occasionally in combination with other instruments/ensemble playing. 
  • Heinz Kunle Competition of the Friends of the University of Music Karlsruhe
    Focus: rotating themes
  • Competitions of the Culture Fund Baden
    Focus: interpretation of Wolfgang Rihm's works, chamber music, individual instruments.
  • Competition for School Musicians
    Focus: programs developed by students of school music.