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Handpan Workshop with Rafael Sotomayor for advanced players

Handpan Workshop with Rafael Sotomayor for advanced players

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Handpan Workshop with Rafael Sotomayor for advanced players in October 2024

The handpan workshop in Germany
Have you ever listened to the magical sounds of a handpan and feel the tingling sensation in your fingertips to try it yourself? So you've discovered the wonderful sound of the handpan? Then the Opsilon Handpan Workshop is the right place for you. Your journey into the world of handpans begins in a wonderfully light-flooded and warmly designed room in the heart of Germany. As soon as you enter the studio, you are greeted by mystical and relaxing nature, which puts you in a state of deep serenity and creates the perfect atmosphere for creative learning.

Handpan workshop with international flair
Our professionally planned and conducted handpan beginners workshop is not only known and popular throughout Germany, but also attracts participants from all over the world to Süßen. You will be guided through the workshop under the expert guidance of Kate and Rafael, two experienced and passionate handpan artists. It doesn't matter whether you are a complete beginner or have already had your first experience with the instrument - the Opsilon Handpan Workshop is designed to meet every participant where they are. You will be introduced to the art of handpan playing step by step: from the first touch techniques to creating harmonious melodies to free playing and improvisation.

And the best thing about it: If you completely fall in love with the instrument, Opsilon Instruments not only offers you the opportunity to purchase a handpan directly on site, but will also provide you with comprehensive advice on care, quality and the various tunings of the instrument. By combining theory and practice, at the end of the workshop you will leave not only with new inspiration and musical skills, but also with a deep understanding of the handpan and its fascinating history.

Handpan theory and practice
So don't wait any longer and immerse yourself in the beguiling world of handpans. Experience the symbiosis of passion, music and community in the Opsilon Handpan Workshop and let yourself be enchanted by the sounds of this unique instrument. In addition to practical exercises, theory is also taught. You will learn something about the history of the handpan, as well as how a handpan works, you will learn about the differences between handpans (tuning, material, sound characteristics) and you will learn something about the quality characteristics of good handpans.

The Opsilon online shop is not the largest, but we are the only manufacturer to offer a 5-year guarantee on our instruments.

So if you are looking for a new and unique weekend activity near Stuttgart or Ulm, then our handpan workshop is the perfect choice.

With Rafael and Kate you will learn the following content:
Introduction to the instrument
Playing techniques
Musical basics for the handpan
Composing on the handpan
Effects on us – healing
These are the advantages of the handpan workshop:
Have fun learning a handpan
Positive and pressure-free learning environment
Music theory, instrument theory, history of the handpan
Handpans will be provided for the workshop. This means that each participant receives a handpan, which can then be exchanged with each other. Participation also includes the option to buy or rent a handpan. Remember that there is a waiting list of at least 2 to 3 months for an Opsilon Handpan. The workshop is the opportunity to buy an Opsilon handpan. Our handpan workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to learn how to play this fascinating instrument. Once you find your instrument in the workshop, you can take it home straight away.

When you purchase an instrument on site at Rafael's workshop, you will receive a €50 voucher for another workshop at Rafael's in the future.

Start time
Saturday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. + campfire with music
Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m
Important key data:
Provider: Opsilon Instrument
Where: Opsilon Seminarhaus
Target group: beginners and music enthusiasts

Learning content: history, basics, touch techniques, first melodies, free playing

Particularities:
Providing handpans for each participant
Pleasant learning environment with therapeutic scents and snacks
Possibility to purchase an Opsilon handpan after the workshop
Dates 2024:
3rd/4th February
2nd/3rd March
6th/7th April
4th/5th May
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