Alphorn days

Sa 2 March, 11–17: Workshop with Arkady Shilkloper
Topics: Sound, embouchure, technique, improvisation.
Presentation Alphorn making by Matthys Böhm
Subscription: or 031 311 01 37
Fees 120 CHF (students 60 CHF)

Su 3 March, 11:00 Concert by Arkady Shilkloper, Alphorn
Tickets 25 CHF
Reservation: mail to

Arkady Shilkloper, © Mark Nussbaumer

Expertise of old wind instruments

Sundays 27 January, 24 February and 31 March 2019, 13:00–15:00

Is this music? Or can I throw it away?
We date and appraise your instruments and give you advise:
Repair, trashcan, Carnival or museum?

James Morrison played some of our historical instruments live in concert 14 April 2018.

Portrait in Swiss TV 1

A portrait about the collection was broadcast Wednesday, 12th April.

It was sponsored by the Lottery of the Canton of Bern, which supports the collection.

Former News

Zum 125. Todestag von Adolphe Sax am 7. Februar:
Sendung in SRF Musikwelle mit Adrian v. Steiger als Gast