"GO FURTHER" Handpan lessons

Handpan lessons with David Charrier for intermediates players. The place to take your playing to the next level!

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Intermediates handpan players: Here are all the handpan lessons you need to improve your composing capabilities and to bring your rhythmic and melodic skills to the next level! Discover more than 6 hours of tutorials to GO FURTHER in your playing. These handpan lessons are self-paced, allowing you to work at your own rythme.

With more than 7 years of experience teaching people how to play the handpan, I've developed my own and unique method to teach students from around the world quickly and with great results. My mission is for you to "learn fast & have fun!"

Has this also been your experience?

The problem with most of us is that we own a wonderful instrument, we love the handpan but we are a little bit frustrated. We did some great progress since the beginning, we have had fun, but we very rapidly find ourselves in a rut. We get stuck playing the same « patterns », we have a hard time to compose. We have a lack of « technics ». We feel like it's time to refresh and renew our playing. Some of us even go busking and hope that no passerby sticks around more than 10-15 minutes or they will discover that we only know this one loop! 😃At home, we pick up our instrument and play 15 minutes, but are quickly fed up with our limits. We still make some progress, but it's so slow, we don't know how break the glass ceiling and start seeing significant progress again. We actually want to step up to the next level!

What we dream about

We would love to compose more and have more variety in our songs. We even secretly dream of recording a little CD to share our music but we sense that we lack ideas and mastery of our instrument.

We would like to clean up our playing, build patterns, be more structured, manage to play with a metronome, know exactly what we're doing, master certain technics, but we're overwhelmed by all this and don't know where to start.

What most of us try

Maybe you're like most of us. We try to meet up with other handpan player friends to play together and encourage one another. We manage sometimes to grab a handpan lesson here or there, or attend this or that workshop in a handpan festival. Some of us also try to find a teacher available for skype lessons. But all of this attempts are irregular.

What we really need

In fact friends, what we really need it to be regular in our learning and break through the "glass-ceiling" of our playing. By regularity, I don't mean 3 hours a day, but instead having clear achievable goals every time we sit down for a practice session. All that while having fun!

What I have observed

Over the years, I've come to see that there are two main types of handpan players.

On the one side there are people with melody skills, but lack rhythms. Often these folks learned how to play a non-percussion instrument growing up, or listen to lot's of music or took singing classes. These people are musically inclined and have great ideas but really need develop their percussion skills.
Is that your case?

On the other side there are the people that have some percussion experience. But they are now faced with the challenge of composing, getting ideas and creating melodies. These folks need to adapt their percussion skills to this special "melodic instrument". It's so different from a djembe! ;-)
Is that your case?

My training is designed for both those types of handpan players

Here is the type of course these people need. It would be lessons where you can work on both your melodic and rhythmical skills by learning many different rhythms and by learning how to compose. It would be lessons where you don't depend on your teachers availability or his coming to your country. It would allow interactions between the students and the teacher. It would be a fun and motivating course, where I see clear and rapid progress.You know the best part? With all that in mind, I've tried to create the ideal kind of handpan lessons. I wanted to create a way that allows players to learn discipline but at their own rythme all while using the relevant tips and tools.

Why I created a Handpan School

It's really simple: I love teaching! I love to see people making progress. I've been playing handpan for 13 years now and I want to, and also kind of feel it's a "responsibility" to transmis to others. I love the handpan community, i want a maximum of people to enjoy their instrument, to discover its endless possibilities. But lately I've been turning down so many requests from students because I'm simply over-booked. I don't have enough time to keep on giving workshops, skype lessons, individual private lessons. I just wanted to find a way to answer all these requests. That's why I decided to create an online handpan school called MasterTheHandpan.com.

I hope it will allow many new players to enjoy their handpan and share with friends and family the beauty of this instrument.

Am i really an intermediate player ?

Let me explain what does intermediate means for me.

When I was creating this course, I had in mind people:
• Who have got there instrument for 2 or 3 years already.
• Players who feels stuck in their playing. People who needs more ideas, more rhythms in different time signatures
• People who wanna learn about how to compose
• People who need to be organized, who need to structure their playing
• Players who have a hard time with regularity/staying on the beat.
• Players who needs to work on their hands and fingers coordination, independence
• People who wants to learn some rolls and finger tricks.

If you feel more like a beginner, please check out this course for beginners.

What you will learn with these intermediate handpan lessons

By the end of this course, you will also be able to compose your own awesome stuff! This is really the main objective of the course.

Here is in a bit more detail what you will learn in this course:
• You will develop your coordination and hand-independance skills
• You will get familiar with 4/4 6/8 7/8 9/8 time signature rhythms
• You will discover how rhythms are structured
• You will learn to build-up a pattern in order to compose
• You will learn a great method to allow you to compose
• You will work on some ear-training exercices

How does this course work?

These handpan lessons are video-based. I've created more than 70 short tutorials from 5 to 12 minutes each, grouped in different sections on a really nice and easy to use plateform at which you will have un unlimited access.The short videos will help you progress quickly, stay motivated and allow you to go further in your playing.

This course is compatible with smartphones tablets and computers. Students are all related since you have below each video the possibility to post your comments, questions about the video you are playing. I'll be there to answer you!

Once you'll be enrolled you can join the MasterTheHandpan Family Facebook Group where students meets and share their progress!

Who is this course for?

• Does your spouse, husband or roommate ask you to stop always playing the same things? These handpan lessons are for you!
• Do you feel it's time to structure your playing and start composing ? These handpan lessons are really designed for you!
• Do you feel like you would need more rhythms and composition ideas ? These handpan lessons are for you!
• Would you like to work on some rolls and finger tricks ? Go for it !
• Do you feel like you're stuck in your playing? These handpan lessons are for you!
• Would you like to charm a special someone with your handpan skills? These handpan lessons are definitely for you! 😉
• Do you feel like you don't need handpan lessons?

Try the free samples below and see!

A Confession

Because of the great way this course is designed and because you can advance at your rhythm and review at any time, I need to confess something: You will learn much more with these handpan lessons than if you take many Skype lessons with me and all that at only a fraction of the price!

Satisfaction guaranteed

I'm confident that this course will transform your playing and bring you to new levels. That's why I offer a full 30-day satisfaction guarantee.
If you follow the entire course and are not satisfied that all that you learned, email me and I'll reimburse you quickly.

Why Should You Join The Course Today?

If you sign-up today to Master the Handpan "Go Further" you will get an immediate access to the course but also:
BONUS n°1: A quality PDF of all the training sheets used in the course.
BONUS n°2: My handpan album "Zivoon" as a digital download.

Just imagine. In a few weeks from now, you will have made so much progress. You'll working on your own melodies with some many new ideas and you'll be able to impress your friends and family with your new skills! ;-)

So don't wait, check out the course today!

Cheers from France,
David Charrier

Your Instructor


As a multi-instrumentalist, I’m passionate about a variety of rhythms and melodies. In 2004, I discovered the handpan, a unique "sound sculpture" with enchanting tones.

My passion for the study of this instrument and my desire to create have allowed me to share my music throughout the world. Whether as a solo artist, as a duo, or with a bigger group, I’ve always loved sharing my own creations and helping people discover this instrument.

Over the past few years, I’ve really wanted to teach the handpan to others. I often travel to other countries in order to give “masterclasses” and individual courses. I love seeing players enjoy the handpan and its infinite possibilities, and I love watching my students blossom in their musical journey. In order to continue to encourage and train as many handpan enthusiasts as possible and see its magic impact lives, in 2016, I created Master the Handpan called MasterTheHandpan.com.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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