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Hello, I am David

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 an online handpan school called


CHECKOUT my brand new Handpan cover : MAD WORLD (Tears for Fears)

Watch David's best videos

David's video, "insomniac Jam" has swept the world and inspired a lot of people to start listening to or even making their own hang (handpan) music. With 3,8 Million views, it's currently the fifth most viewed handpan video in the world ! 

Listen to David's albums

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EPHEMERAL : This is David Charrier's latest album featuring handpans cello piano and electro. This album is the culmination of 3 years or researches and compositions. Grab your headphones and let yourself be transported in places you have never been! 
ZIVOON : This album will bring you on a voyage through David's unique melodic and percussive universe. The titles masterfully mix hang, handpan, guitar and many other instruments to produce an enchanting and soothing experience.
KEONA : Following the buzz of their YouTube video Insomniac jam, which scored over 4 million views, Sylvain Paslier and his cousin David Charrier start a new musical adventure centered on the PANArt Hang. A year later, they presented "Keona: Cousins' Hang Duet" to the public in France and in the US they became rapidly known as the "hang cousins" sensation.

How to play the handpan?

Ever dreamed to play like a pro? I have created an innovative and fun online method that fits every level, from total beginners to advanced players. Just click the following link If you want to know how to learn to play the handpan.

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