Fresh Wind - Neue Forschung zu Blasinstrumenten

Can an organ be further developed by means of dynamic touch-keys, can a contrabass clarinet be perfected using electronics, and can a replica historical trumpet be improved by means of historic production technologies?


  • Lead department Bern University of the Arts
  • Institute Institute Interpretation
  • Research unit Musical Instruments
  • BFH centre BFH Centre for Arts in Context
  • Funding organisation SNSF
  • Duration (planned) 01.05.2018 - 31.10.2020
  • Project management Martin Skamletz
  • Head of project Adrian von Steiger
  • Project staff Daniel Allenbach
    Jimmy Schmid
  • Partner Klingendes Museum


Scholars at the Bern University of the Arts HKB are engaged in applied research issues such as these. Fresh Wind communicates their research questions, procedures and results to a broad, interested public by means of a participative website, an exhibition, and in-depth workshops.