Learn to play taiko! Our taiko workshops are open to everyone 13+ who would like to learn the art and discipline of taiko drumming. You will learn the foundation and fundamentals and our four main principles of taiko. All new students are required to participate in one 2hr intro to taiko workshop before advancing to our Taiko basics on Sundays or Tuesdays. The focus is on proper bachi form, stance for beta, warm-up techniques, physical conditioning, basic rhythms and the history of taiko. Our classes are high energy and physical. Dress comfortably, and be prepared to remove your shoes.
Intro to taiko workshop Oct 1 2016.
Join us for a 2 hour intro to taiko workshop. You will learn;
The history of North American taiko
Kuchi shoga fundamentals (oral communication of songs)
Taiko Society’s form for playing taiko
Basic taiko rhythms
The different playing styles of taiko
Good To Know
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
Registration fee is $50 for the workshop
Pre-registration is required.
Spaces are limited to 10 students per class.
Our 2hr workshop fees are $50. Payment can be made via check, money order, cash or credit at the first class.