Become a sponor of an instrument

Support the Playing Collection as sponsor of an instrument. Some need a cleaning, others a restoration:

  • Cleaning and oiling the oboe by Hans Reist, Sumiswald (ca. 1800): 1000.-
  • Restore the clarinet of "Charles Felchlin à Berne": 2000.-
  • Restore to soundability the alto saxophone by Adolphe Sax, Fils: 3000.-
  • Repairing of the contrabass saxophone (photo): 5000.-
  • Clean the English brass-band instruments: 300.- each
  • Clean and restore the bass trombone with double slide: 1000.-
  • Restoring the oboe of Staudte 2500.-

You receive

  • your name on the label
  • a free pass to the exhibition
  • regular information about activities of the Playing Collection
Karl Burri with his contrabass saxophone

DC-Bank Bern

founded in 1825, suported the resoration of the bassoon by Savary, Paris, built in 1825 !

The Raiffeisenbank Bern

is the sponsor of the restauriation of the alto saxophone by Adolphe Edourd Sax Fils, made ca. 1895. It reminds us the old, "warm" sound of the saxophones of the 19th century. Thank you, Raiffeisenbank !