Our team consists of passionate volunteers who run BISYOC in their free time. Part of the team are our officially elected representatives – the board – that make the official decisions behind the charity. The board is supported by active members of the charity to further shape and advance BISYOC.
BISYOC participant 2008-2012, 2019
Chemistry Doctoral Student
Cello & Drums
Jonas is overseeing the charity and is involved in most things going on. He focuses on networking and getting BISYOC known to the public. Additionally, he is in charge of fundraising. Having built this website, he recently handed over the job of website administrator to Lee.
BISYOC Participant 2015-2017
Marine Environmental Sciences Student
Aïcha is making sure that our accounts are in order and our bills get paid in time. Furthermore, she is involved in developing our public appearance, writing texts and supporting Jonas in his daily work.
BISYOC Tutor 2006-2019
Helga is writing the protocols of our meetings. More importantly though, she is our musical coordinator, together with Lee. As a team, the two of them facilitate the selection of music to play, work out a rehearsal plan, organise concerts, and are generally overseeing the musical part of the project.
BISYOC Participant 2017-2019
Georg is our librarian. He is taking care of the scores and sheet music of BISYOC. As member of the board, he is involved in BISYOC's decisions and helps shaping our course.
Paula Escudero del Río
BISYOC Participant 2010-2012
BISYOC Staff member since 2017
Paula is our course director and contact person. If your write an email to email@example.com or contact us on facebook or instagram, she is the person that will most likely answer you. As course director she is in charge of the organisation of the summer course, overseeing the cultural programme and coordinating with our musical coordinators and the event manager.
BISYOC Tutor 2001-2019
Drums & Percussion
Lee is our musical coordinator, together with Helga. As a team, the two of them facilitate the selection of the music to play, work out a rehearsal plan, organise concerts, and are generally overseeing the musical part of the project. Additionally, Lee is taking care of the website.
BISYOC Participant 2012-2014
Friederike is our social media campaigner and designer. She is the one behind our Facebook and Instagram posts. Moreover, she adds a whole new level to editing our videos and she developed the design that you will find in our brochures and social media posts.
BISYOC Participant 2015, 2016, 2019
Music Pedagogics & Jazz Student
Drums & Percussion
Michael is an all-rounder, supporting us wherever we need help. He is involved in location scouting and organising musical and cultural workshops between the participants and local communities.
Javier Pardo Gil
BISYOC Participant 2014, 2015, 2017
Javier is our newest team member. He is assisting Jonas and will be taking over jobs from him.