Facilitators

David Kuckhermann 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
Kyle Cox, Jim Dusin 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
Presenter Peter Banner 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
Colin Foulke 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
Samantha Archer 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
Marc Garnier Mark Garnier - 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
dante_bucci 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
in2nation in2nation - 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
River Guerguerian 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
Rusty James 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
imani.ecuador Mz. imani - Mz. imani is a ceremonial musician who performs, instigates, facilitates and teaches. She considers herself to be a spiritual activist and a New WErld Alchemist. She offers a unique style of drum and fire circle facilitation and was given the … Continue reading
Maxime 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
Andi Steil 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
Robin Burke 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
Randy Grainger Randy Grainger - New Mexico multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Randy Granger blends elements of southwest music like Native American flutes with world percussion, distinctive vocals and other worldly Pan instruments like the Halo, the Hang and Moyo into a unique style of music called “Southwest World.”  … Continue reading
Sylvain Paslier 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
Chef D 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
Josh Rivera 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 - 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.Lino 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
jeremy 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
jonathan_heaven 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
deyoungpanoramic 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
BrightHawk 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
Lauri Wuolio 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