Lessingstrasse EG, März 2019 © Thomas Krempke


GALOTTI is run by Förderverein GALOTTI, made up of Daniel Racine, Klaus Hersche, Claudia Rüegg, Dieter Ringli, Nehrun Aliev and Nicole Gsell Hohl.

The goal of the Förderverein (friends association) is to advance, foster and cultivate present-day music from a variety of cultures. The project was developed and is conducted by the association’s managing committee.


Architect, Chairman Förderverein GALOTTI

Initiator & producer of cultural events

Musician, music teacher & cultural scientist

Musician & ethnomusicologist

Musician & cultural manager

Musician & music teacher

Carola Reetz, lawyer & musician


Marem Aliev,  musician; Adrian Borgula, politician and musician; Marc-Antoine Camp, Head of the musical education research programme at the University of Lucerne; André Desponds, music educator;  Daniel Fueter, musician; Bau Graves, Former executive Director of the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago; Pius Knüsel, Director of Volkshochschule Zürich; Küde Meier, producer and cultural economist;  Erna Ronca,  pianist and music educator; Johannes Schmid-Kunz, cultural manager and folk musician, Stubete am See; Regula Stibi,musician and Head of Further Education at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK).