Prizes at competitions

  • 2nd Prize at the international improvisation contest of Strägnäs/Mariefred (Sweden) September 1991
    (Jury: Bernard Bartelink, Anders Bondeman, Hans Haselböck)
     
  • 3. Prize (splitted, 1. Prize not awarded) September 1992 at the 10th Paul Hofhaimer Competition Innsbruck, Austria (Early organ music and improvisation).
    (Jury: Luigi-Ferdinando Tagliavini, Jean-Claude Zehnder, Gustav Leonhardt, Herbert Tachezi, Michael Radulescu).
     
  • 1. Prize at the 3rd competition “Organ improvisation in liturgy” Speyer, Germany, May 1993.
    (Jury: Matthias Kreuels, Egidius Doll, Bernard Bartelink, Wolfgang Bretschneider, Andreas Rothkopf).
     
  • 2. Prize (doubled, 1st Prize not awarded) at the international organ improvisation contest "Europäische Kirchenmusik Schwäbisch Gmünd" (European Church Music, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany), June 1993.
    (Jury: Albert de Klerk, Jaques Taddei, Hubert Beck).
     
  • 1. Prize at the international organ improvisation contest in Knokke-Heist (Belgium) in August 1993.
    (Jury: Piet Kee, Wilhelm Precker, Peter Planyavsky, Nigel Allcoat, Kamiel d'Hooge).
     
  • 1. Prize at the 41st International Organ Improvisation Contest in Haarlem (The Netherlands) July 1996.
    (Jury: Bernard Bartelink, Loic Mallié, Wolfgang Hörlin, Lionel Rogg, Guus Janssen).
     
  • 1. Prize at the international organ improvisation contest "Grand Prix Maurice Duruflé" in Hamburg, Germany, October 1996.
    (Jury: Peter Planyavsky, Patrick Delabre, Katrine Bryndorf, Uwe Röhl, Roland M. Stangier, Eberhard Lauer).
     
  • 1. Prize at the international organ improvisation contest “Wandlung der Formen” (change of forms) July 1998 in Regensburg, Germany.
    (Jury: Bertold Hummel, Franz Josef Stoiber, Rupert G. Frieberger, Genoveva Nitz, Helga von Loewenich).  (sample: www.edition-kbk.de/audio/formen.mp3 )
     
  • 3. Prize at the international organ improvisation contest “Anton Heiller” November 1998 in Vienna, Austria.
    (Jury: Guy Bovet, Michael Radulescu, Peter Planyavsky.)

     
  • At the composition contest “Neue Musik für die Kirche” (New music for church) Hannover 1999 K.-B. Kropf received the 2nd preis (1st not presented) for “Begegnung mit Psalm 35” in the category ”Psalm composition”
     
  • Cultural award of Carinthia State (Austria) in 2002 in the “music” category