Our team

Dave McKenny

Dave joined the Good Vibrations team in 2019. He started playing gamelan in 2004 whilst studying at SOAS and has since taught and facilitated groups in schools, colleges, hospitals and community settings. He currently teaches and plays gamelan regularly at the Southbank Centre.

In 2015 Dave founded Pulse Arts CIC, a Music in Health organisation that facilitates music-making with patients, families and healthcare staff at hospitals and hospices in the South East.

Dave is also a student of pedhalangan (Javanese puppeteering). He has taught puppetry at the Royal Northern College of Music and has performed at Bath Spa University and with the Oxford Gamelan Society.