- Förderungspreis der Akademie der Künste Berlin (2003)
- Förderungspreis der SalzburgBiennale (2009)
Advancement Award for Franck Christoph Yeznikian. Upon Klaus Huber’s suggestion the Advancement Award goes to the composer Franck Christoph Yeznikian. Prof Klaus Huber explains his reasons as follows:
Franck Christoph Yeznikian a very individual, highly talented, intelligent and extremely sensitive composer, dedicated to the philosophical fundamentals of the art of composing. Despite his critical attitude towards career-oriented thinking, he has managed to achieve increasing public attention for his compositions without professional management. Never was he spoilt in any respect, which benefited his independence and compositional individuality.