Composition on the Handpan

Write your own music on the handpan

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if you

... want to create your own music

... want to learn about tools and ideas to spark your creativity

... would love to understand more about music

... want to learn how to play with melody, harmony, rhythm and different structures

... enjoy to play with your listeners' expectations

... want to build a repertoire of your own songs

then this course is for you!


"This course is like one big insight. You can find many ideas on how to compose melodies and many useful tools to grab listener's attention, sparking interest and desire to listen to your music till the end. The course has a lot of musical examples, giving you the opportunity to hear and understand how a particular technique works. I totally loved it!"

- Dmitriy Kamenskikh

"Amazing courses and a great teacher! Every lesson comes with a little composition, so you can practice the new technique and at the same time learn a new piece of music. The courses are perfect for every player, no matter what musical background or experience the have."

- Milena Holtz

"Since 3 months I play handpan and already became addicted to it. I'm very very happy with the Handpandojo courses. I learned so much from your aproach. Every detail is worked out very carefully, which provides me a profound fundament."

- Arjen Slot

Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  4. Creating Long Cycles
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  6. Musical Contrast
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  Final Assignment
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  Listening Suggestions
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Your Instructor


David Kuckhermann *
David Kuckhermann *

David has more than 20 years of teaching experience and has toured the world performing percussion and Handpan.

As a soloist he has performed some of the most renowned concerts halls including the Royal Albert Hall, the Ryman Auditorium and the Berkeley Greek Theater. In 2018 he received a Grammy nomination for "Hiraeth", a duo album with Lisa Gerrard.

He loves the creativity of teaching and draws inspiration, ideas and concepts from various music traditions from around the world.


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.