Lectures, Education, Workshops




HDPK (Hochschule der populären Künste Berlin) (2014-ongoing)

Lectures on Sonic Interaction Design as part of the Audiodesign BA, including historical context of interactive art; research about interactivity; hands-on experiments using devices like Leap Motion, Microsoft Kinect, Myo Armband; programming; sound design; creating concepts of interactive sound art installations. More...


Sweetspot — an interactive sound installation about shaping sounds with physical movement within a defined space.


sweet spot, noun [ C usually singular ] uk /ˈswiːt ˌspɒt/ us /ˈswiːt ˌspɑːt/

1. the part of a surface that gives the most power for the least effort
2. the particular situation, quality, combination of things, etc. that is the best or most effective possible
(Cambridge Dictionary)


Developed  in 2017 by the students of the course ‘Sound & Interaction’, as part of the BA Audio Design at the University of Popular Arts (SRH Hochschule der populären Künste), Berlin, using Microsoft Kinect, Ableton Live, Max/MSP, loudspeakers.


Works by
Andrei Cucu
Kevin Titz
Matteo Brossette
Ian Maxwell Mauch


Supervised by Patrick Muller

Video production by Frederik Theyssen


IMK (Institut für Marketing und Kommunikation) (2010-2012)

Workshops about sonic branding, including development of a sound logo for a fictional brand, for the students of the institute, with Sebastian Waschulewski from *Invisible Design.

KinderKulturMonat – Parcours Klanggeschichten (2018)

A one week workshop with refugee children about sound and storytelling. With sound artist Robert Heel. In the tradition of Musique Concrète and Electroacoustic Music, the children are introduced to the sensual experience of everyday sounds and their effects and aesthetics. Concept development by Robert Heel. More...


Alice in der Klangkiste is a series of hands-on workshops about acoustics and sound, created for children in primary school age. Supported by ZAPF Umzüge, the Klangkiste container can be moved onto any schoolyard in Berlin, including a collection of big sound objects to demonstrate specific acoustic properties. Program developed by Alice Museum für Kinder and Patrick Muller. Workshops led by Patrick Muller. Alice in der Klangkiste is a project by the Alice - Museum für Kinder.  More...


Labor Vision Freundschaft is a series of workshops for refugee children and adolescent, about friendship, fairness, and humanity. The workshops last for two full days, and include four artistic disciplines: theater, plastic arts, music, animation. In the music department, which was developed and led by Patrick Muller, the participants developed a song about friendship and hostility, love and hate, only using things as instruments that were found in the room. Labor Vision Freundschaft is a project by the Alice - Museum für Kinder. More...

SENECA – Workshops about Sound and Music for Dancers (2014)

Workshops for dancers at Seneca Intensiv, an educational program for dancers and choreographers. The workshops, led by Henning Fuchs and Patrick Muller, are about acoustics, music theory, music recording and mixing, sound concept development, live performance, music rights. More...


A one week project which allows children aged 11 to 13 to produce their own short movie, with professional support and equipment. Patrick Muller led the sound department, teaching how to operate the boom and record sounds. More...


A two day workshop at a Berlin primary school about friendship, led by Alex Nickmann, Anja Stanislawski-Foest, Stefanie Doehle, Patrick Muller. Production of a series of stories, stop-motion animations, sound design elements and music tracks about friendship matters. Freundschaft ist ein Schatz is a project by the Alice - Museum für Kinder.   More...


A three day workshop at the Waldschule primary school in Berlin; led by Spiro Sakoufakis, Carl-Frank Westermann, Bastian Holzheimer, Patrick Muller, as part of the  Projektwochen Hörerziehung. After a sound walk, the children built sound busses, using soundchips and loudspeakers, which emitted sounds that the children recorded themselves. Supported by the Kultur- und Bibliotheksamt Steglitz-Zehlendorf by means of the Projektfonds kulturelle Bildung des Landes Berlin.