Handpan Workshops, Courses and Handpan Lessons 2024 in Süßen

Join us for the renowned handpan workshop with either Kate Stone or Rafael Sotomayor, introducing you to the Opsilon handpan. 

Learn from two of the most seasoned handpan musicians, each with over 15 years of experience. 

All workshops are held at our Opsilon seminar house in Süßen.


Beginner Handpan Workshops (2024)

Advanced Handpan Workshops (2024)

Discover the magical instrument and experience pure joy as Kate and Rafael give you all the tools you need to get off to the best possible start on your handpan adventure and to be able to play independently in the future.

The Handpan advanced workshops are aimed at players with a certain level of experience. The workshop will take you even further and enrich your playing with more facets. The workshop focuses on harmonies, rhythm and composition.

Introduction to the instrument the handpan

Playing techniques

Musical basics for the handpan

Composing on the handpan

Effects on us – Healing

Handpans will be provided for the workshop. Participation also includes an option to purchase an instrument.

Remember that there is a waiting list of at least 2 to 3 months for an Opsilon handpan. The workshop is an opportunity to purchase an Opsilon handpan.

Our handpan workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to learn how to play this fascinating instrument. If you find your instrument in the workshop, you can take it home with you straight away. 

When you purchase one of our handpan packages (D Minor 9 or 13, with PU zipper case or fiberglass hard case) you will receive a 50€ voucher , which you can use towards any of Rafael’s workshops.

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

Start time (Beginners/Advanced)

Saturday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. + campfire with music

Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Cost (Beginners/Advanced)

Workshops with Rafael:
Complete workshop: Saturday & Sunday: 150 €2h workshop: 85 €

Workshops with Kate:
379 € including organic full board and optional camping.
Early bird up to 4 months before the start: 329€.
Discount for 2nd course -5% when booking
Discount for 3rd course -10%^/

Kate Stone Workshop

Kate Stone Workshops and Retreats

Kate Stone - Empty Space

Kate is really looking forward to the upcoming special workshops and retreats with you in 2024 – for those who are able to travel to Süßen/South Germany.  

Immerse yourself completely, share special moments with each other, feel good, learn, create, recharge, be inspired, campfire, good food and more:

Various handpan workshops for beginners and advanced players (see above for dates)

Cost : €379 including full organic meals and optional camping.

Early bird up to 4 months before start: 329€.

Discount for 2nd course -5% when booking

Discount for 3rd course -10%

Registration and more information via their website/email: