A foundation by the name of ‘Stiftung World Band Festival Luzern’ and based in Lucerne was established in December 2004. The foundation’s purpose is to organise and carry out the Lucerne World Band Festival (20,000 visitors annually) as a high-quality platform for brass music.
In the autumn of 2020, the foundation is going to launch an international instrumental competition for Trumpet with internationally operating. The instrumental competition is to take place in Lucerne every two years.
The Lucerne International Soloist Competition (LISC) is going to take place from 21st to 25 September 2020 at Lucerne’s KKL concert and convention centre. Musicians of all nations born in 1990 or later will be eligible to participate. The number of participants is limited to 30 soloists.