Silke Schmid is Professor of Music Education at the Institute of Music, PH Freiburg. Silke’s interests range from empirical and theoretical approaches to the musical experiences and well-being of children to innovative school development and cultural participation. She is committed to the theoretically sound and courageous evidence-based development of educational settings and policies.
Jonas Völker is currently a teacher trainee in music and social sciences at the Alexander-von-Humboldt Gymnasium in Neuss. In January 2022, he completed his doctorate in music education at the Freiburg University of Music with distinction. Jonas is working on issues such as intercultural learning in music education and addressing the climate crisis in music education. He also works as a percussionist (e.g. www.beatbop.info).
Linus Eusterbrock is post-doc research associate at the University of Cologne. After studying musicology and philosophy at University of Cologne and University Paris-Sorbonne, he worked at the Philharmonie Luxembourg and as a music and philosophy teacher. In 2022, he obtained a PhD with distinction from University of Cologne (doctoral thesis: aesthetic experiences in mobile music making). His research interests include digital music production, technology in music education, and music and climate change.
Romy Hink is a student at the PH Freiburg and is in charge of the platform’s social media channels. In addition to her master’s program in music, she is currently volunteering in a music rehabilitation project (www.savedbymusicfoundation.org) for orphans and street children in Uganda. Through the fusion of activism and music, she hopes to contribute to a green and sustainable future.