Dr Hein Schoer

Dr Hein Schoer is a soundscaper and a musician.

For his UNESCO-approved Sounding Museum research project he has worked with the ‘Namgis First Nation in Alert Bay, BC, and the NONAM (North America Native Museum) in Zürich, resulting in the soundscape composition “Two Weeks in Alert Bay” (2010) and the boxed book/DVD/CD set “Box of Treasures” (2014).

Hein is active in research, education, and art, often combining the three. He has worked at Fontys School for Fine and Performing Arts (Tilburg, NL), Maastricht University (NL), Hochschule Darmstadt (GER), the NONAM, the AMS (Aktives Museum Spiegelgasse, Wiesbaden, GER) and as a pedagogical coach at the Wiesbadener Jugendwerkstatt (GER). Since 2020 he is a political officer for children’s rights at the Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration of Hesse, Germany.