David Kuckhermann

After studying with teachers such as Glen Velez, Behnam Samani, Ramesh Shotham and Ustad Fayaz Khan he created his personal style, incorporating techniques and rhythms from the handdrumming traditions of Iran, India, Egypt, Europe, Turkey and Africa. Among others he … Continue reading


Nadishana is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer from Siberia, who creates his own unique and innovative approach to world fusion music – the creative synthesis of different musical traditions of the world on the basis of contemporary technologies. He plays … Continue reading


Carlos Rodrigues aka Kabeção is a Portuguese multi-instrumentalist, composer, street buzker, sound healer, and instrument maker, who creates his own unique aproach to music and sound. Kabeção works in direction of ethnic fusion, contemporany and world fusion. Started very young with … Continue reading

Colin Foulke

For the last 7 years, Colin Foulke has dedicated his life to handpans. After discovering them in early 2007 he was set on a course of musical discovery. From Germany to Russia, England to Canada, Northern California to North Carolina, … Continue reading

Jonathan Heaven

Jonathan is an enthusiast of hand played, harmonically tuned sheet steel instruments. Ever since being captured by the sounds of singing steel, all his decisions and movement through this life revolve around it. Since it became the focus for him … Continue reading

Archer & Tripp

Samantha Archer (25, England) and Jaron Tripp (29, Germany) first met at the HangoutUK 2014. Since realising their similar approach and understanding of music as well as a passion for travel, it was inevitable to go on a journey together. … Continue reading

Lauri Wuolio

Lauri Wuolio is a Helsinki-based sound artist and a street musician. His solo performances consist of improvised rhythmic textures, where the concepts of a song and linear time are not of much use. Intertwining patterns and themes transform and mutate into … Continue reading

Bright Hawk

Bright Hawk is an inspired and inspiring musician and storyteller, sharing her gifts (around the world) for more than twenty years to the delight of all. Her playful spirit and intense passion come through in her amazing djembe playing and teaching, the … Continue reading

Gabriel Gold

Gabriel Gold, described to have “The voice of an Angel; familiar of the voices of Jonsi (Sigur Ros), Tom Kenyon and David Hykes” is a multi­instrumentalist, composer, sound healer and teacher of singing as meditation and vocal improvisation; having studied … Continue reading

Rusty James

Rusty James is a multi-instrumental percussionist with a broad spectrum of influences. Having studied in Florida State’s Ethnomusicology department for several years in the 90s’, he developed a unique blend of african, afro-cuban, and Indian rhythms.  Focusing predominately on congas, … Continue reading

Jeremy Arndt

Jeremy Arndt is a world-traveling musician from Michigan. For the last 4.5 years, he has traveled the world studying different musical traditions and sharing his own music. His journeys have taken him to unique performance stages around the world such … Continue reading

Maxime LeRoyer

Maxime Le Royer is a multi instrumentalist world traveler dedicated to sharing inspiring arts to help cultivate Happiness and self-fulfillment. After spending 10 years in the caribbean performing and teaching music, practicing meditation and exploring shamanic and spiritual traditions from various … Continue reading

Josh Rivera

Josh Rivera is a percussionist that was captivated by the PANArt Hang in 2006. After years of playing traditional drums, tabla, darbuka, and cajon, Josh found a refreshing beginning with the Hang. He saw and heard an instrument without rules, … Continue reading

Judith Lerner

Judith Lerner delights in exquisite exchange; whether harmonizing in musical improvisations, movement and rhythm sessions, or engaging in those goose bump generating conversations. Her world shifted on its axis when she happened upon a Handpan video on YouTube in August … Continue reading

Jim Dusin

Jim Dusin Jim has decades of experience within the engineering, manufacturing, computer programming, machining and electrical professions and is now lending these skills towards the Pan world. Jim began his professional career in 1958 as a Journeyman Electrician in the … Continue reading

Sylvain Paslier

French native Sylvain Paslier has been playing handpans ever since he was first introduced to the PANArt hang by his cousin David Charrier in 2005. Keona was born as the two cousins composed and performed their hang duet in France … Continue reading

Robin Burk

Robin Burk is a multi-instrumentalist living in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her instruments include Native American Style Flute, Handpan, Reverie Harp, ethno fusion flutes, metal tongue drums, and a variety of world instruments. Robin is a Certified Music Practitioner Intern providing live … Continue reading

Andi Steil

Percussionist, Singer and some sort of Clown: “My mother was a trained opera singer when she was 18 but stopped singing as a professional when she met my father and became a mother of two children, my sister and me. … Continue reading

Peter Levitov

Peter Alexander Levitov is an experimental multi-instrumentalist and improvisational composer. His soundscapes, inspired by Tibetan, Sufi, and Indigenous healing sound traditions, explore a broad range of instrumentation, from ancient to contemporary, creating restorative environments that support personal growth and healing. … Continue reading

Mz. imani

Mz. imani, who has been dubbed MamaMojo, is a ceremonial musician who instigates, as she facilitates, performs or teaches. She is a spiritual activist and a New WErld Alchemist. Having trained with many traditional and new world ceremonialists, Mz. imani … Continue reading

River Guerguerian

River Guerguerian has been inspiring audiences with his ecstatic and versatile percussion for over 30 years. Whether collaborating with world­class artists, supporting symphonies or creating his own dynamic explorations of rhythm, River’s devotion and attention to the vibrant life of … Continue reading


here are a few facts about me – playing hang for almost 9 years (performing for 8), i take handpan playing to it’s dynamic limits (watch out for the drum and bass ting!) UK born and raised, now in France, … Continue reading

Chef D

Balancing the role as handpan player and chef, David Galleher, aka Chef D, is a connoisseur of handpans, good food, and getting lost in other countries. He has been the caterer for the past three Handpangea gatherings, as well as … Continue reading

Dante Bucci

Dante Bucci fuses world music and melodic indie rock with his pioneering approach to the Handpan. He is a fixture in the Philly indie music scene and one of the most-recognized Handpan players in the world, thanks to a constantly-expanding … Continue reading

Kyle Cox

Kyle Cox It was clear to Kyle from an early age that music would be a lifelong love. And so it has been, with his childhood passion leading to a music scholarship at University of Southern Mississippi, where he studied … Continue reading

Samantha Archer

Samantha Archer is a multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist. With an upbringing in classical piano and clarinet, playing in jazz bands and acting, singing and dancing, her music is expressive and crosses over into many genres, from classically inspired to world and experimental. … Continue reading

Mark Garner

As a musical explorer for over 20 years with a particular taste for exotic folk instruments, Mark discovered the Hang in 2009. He purchased his first handpan, a Halo, in 2011. An obsession instantaneously developed and he quickly learned that … Continue reading