Robert Michler


Robert Michler Fachspezialist E-Didaktik

  • Contact hours Monday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Office of the Vice-President Teaching
    Virtuelle Akademie
    Falkenplatz 16
    3012 Bern


  • Video in der Lehre: Coachings, Workshops und Beratung

  • Betreuer CAS Hochschuldidaktik und E-Learning

  • Video und Audio in der Lehre


  • 2014-2021 Pop Drums/ HKB Bern

  • 2014-2021 Rhythm&Groove/ HKB Bern

  • 2017-2021 Pop&Film/ HKB Bern

  • 2018 - 2020 Educator and instructor HKB Sound Lab with analogue and digital hard- and software

  • 2017 Supervisor and conductor of the musical Fame, Secondary School Kirchberg/ Bern, Switzerland


  • 09/2017 – 2022 PhD: Bound to the Grid – Accurate Groove in Popular Music since Drum Machines and Quantising (1980-1995)

  • Musicology, Science&Technology Studies


  • 2001-2003 Assistance production management Peter Herborn, Projekt: Large
  • 2002-2007 Freelance Musician Music Scores: Kenosha Kid (USA)
  • 2004-2004 Freelance Musician Diverse Bandprojects (Berlin/ Hamburg, USA)
  • 2003-2010 Employee (50%) Company Ableton (Berlin)
  • 2004-2010 Projekt Manager and Musician Robert Michler Ensemble (Berlin)
  • 2009-2011 Educator in Music Musikatelier Zug (Switzerland)
  • 2015-2019 Educator in Music Secondary School Kirchberg/ BE (Switzerland)
  • 2013-2021 Academic, Lecturer and Assistant MAS Studies Pop & Rock Bern HKB (Switzerland)
  • Since 2019 Research Associate for E-Learning & Hochschuldidaktik Bern University of Applied AScience (Switzerland)
  • 1997-1999 Academic Studies and Pre-Degree in Jazz-Drums University of Mainz (Germany)
  • 1999-2007 Master of Music in Performance Jazz-Drums Folkwang University of the Arts/ Essen (Germany)
  • 2012-2014 Master of Music in Pedagogy Bern University of the Arts (Switzerland)
  • 2014-2015 Diploma in Music: Educator for Secondary and Vocational Schools PH Bern University of Teacher Education (Switzerland)
  • 2016-2017 Master of Research on the Arts University of Bern, Institute of Musicology
  • 2017-2021 PhD Studies University of Bern, Graduate School of the Arts/ Studies in the Arts SINTA (Switzerland)
  • 2018 - 2020 Further Education in video production
    Bern University of the Arts Internal Workshops: Camcorder Handling, Storytelling, Audiovisual Setup, Software Adobe, DaVinci and Camtasia.


  • 02/2016 Participation in the research-project Cult-Sounds led by Dr. Immanuel Brockhaus

  • 11/2017 International Conference Future Sound of Pop Music, Bern

  • 09/2018 Crosstown Traffic International Conference, Huddersfield/ UK

  • 03/2019 Museumsnacht Bern: Blade Runner 2049 Replicants and Refaces

  • 10/2020 Schweizerische Gesellschaft zur Musikforschung SMG, University of Bern

  • 01/2021 Collegium Populaire, Humboldt Universität Berlin, January 2021

  • 04/ 2014 Museumsnacht Bern: Strange Sounds, University of the Arts MAS Pop&Rock: assistance and video-docu- mentation.


2019 Prize winner Poster "Welcome to the Matrix: Drum Machines and Quantisation in Pop&Rock-Music",
Competition in Research, University of Bern.

2000 Awardee Jazz Contest of German Music Universities: Bandperformance

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • Englisch - Verhandlungssicher
  • Französisch - Grundkenntnisse