The Jury of the 7th Carl Bechstein Competition

As in previous years our jury consists of musicians and music educators with a lot of experience in chamber music.

Three Years of Piano Bliss in Oberscheckenbach

When our pianos have been in the schools for a while, it's time to take a look: has anything changed? What effect does our instrument have?
Jan-Amos-Comenius-Grundschule

Jan Amos Comenius Elementary School

Since the fall of 2017 a piano provided by the Carl Bechstein Foundation has been in use at the Jan Amos Comenius Elementary School in Munich. We asked what has happened at the school since then.

Special Prize of the Carl Bechstein Foundation at the Maritim Music Competition Goes to Helena Popović

Helena Popović (25) received the special prize of 1,000 euros from the Carl Bechstein Foundation at the Maritim Music Competition 2019.

Record Number of Participants at the Sixth Carl Bechstein Competition for Children and Youth in Berlin

Prizes worth around 10,000 euros were awarded to 64 participants at the Carl Bechstein Competition 2019 in the Kulturstall of Schloss Britz in Berlin.

Carl Bechstein Foundation Takes Over a Collection of Vintage Keyboard Instruments

The plan is to create a new, vivid and playable collection with international appeal, which will make the history of piano making comprehensible.

Olivia Bergmann and Benjamin Bächler Awarded Special Prize at the “Jugend musiziert” National Competition

Olivia Bergmann and Benjamin Bächler win special prize of the Carl Bechstein Foundation at the national competition Jugend musiziert.

Brilliant Concert with Scholarship Holders at Charlottenburg Palace

A wonderful matinée concert took place on May 26, 2019 at the Orangery of Charlottenburg Palace featuring three of our scholarship recipients.
Applaus für die Stipendiaten der Carl Bechstein Stiftung, Tabea Streicher und Victor Maria Schmidt

Bechstein Prizewinners and Scholarship Holders at the Bach Festival in Rostock

Ten days full of Bach at this year's Bach Festival Rostock. Seven concerts in which young pianists sent by the Carl Bechstein Foundation thrilled the audience.
Georg-Büchner-Grundschule

A New Piano for the Georg Büchner School in Joachimsthal

In rural regions, our foundation does grassroots work. The new piano at the Georg Büchner School makes piano lessons there possible for the first time.