Sarah Chaker (Dr. phil.) studied musicology and German language at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg. Currently, she is an assistant professor at the Department for Music Sociology at the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Her current research interests include street music, the transdisciplinary analysis of music, history, theories and methods of music sociology, popular music (in particular metal music), and Musikvermittlung.
Axel Petri-Preis (Mag. art.) studied music education, German philology and musicology in Vienna. He has been working in the field of Musikvermittlung for more than ten years and his projects received multiple awards. Currently he is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Music Education Research, Music Didactics and Elementary Music Education (IMP) at the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and works on a PhD thesis about the learning trajectories of classical musicians in regards to Musikvermittlung.