I was very honored to have my first intercollegiate taiko experience this year! Teaching two workshops “Quitiplas in the Pocket” and “Body Bayashi” to taiko players from various collegiate groups is a very refreshing experience. They are full of youthful energy, curiosity and excitement about the art form. I had a lot of fun exploring … More Intercollegiate Taiko Invitational 2018
It was wonderful to be back on Punahou campus to work with the K-1 community. I taught 12 different classes in two days, with 8 classes for 30 mins each and 4 classes for 45 mins each. It was such a wonderful experience to try out the program. The workshops utilize visual media, songs, movement, … More Introduction to the Art of Taiko for K-1
North American Taiko Conference is just one week away! I am very looking forward to be teaching 3 workshops at the conference. Here are the details of the workshops that I will be teaching. Looking forward to meeting new friends and a lot of exciting taiko FUN! Body Bayashi • Skill level: ALL• P Learning … More Body Bayashi, Quitiplas in the Pocket, and Taiko FUNdamentals at NATC 2017
Taiko FUNdamentals in Hong Kong was a great success! It was a very unique way to connect with music teachers, social workers and taiko teachers from Hong Kong. Looking forward to many more TaikOrff experience!
Registration is open now! I will be teaching Taiko FUNdamentals, Quitiplas in the Pocket and Body Bayashi at North American Taiko Conference this year. Read more about NATC 2017 at this link. Hope to see you there!
Taiko FUNdamentals: a workshop for Taiko and Music Teachers December 17 – 18, 2016 (Sat – Sun) Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center – University of Maryland Address: 8270 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20742 Registration Fee (Spaces are limited!) Early-bird rate $195 applies until NOVEMBER 17th After November 17th, standard rate is $235see website for more details REGISTER … More Taiko FUNdamentals in D.C. Dec 2016
This summer, I am going to be teaching at Taiko Trek, a summer taiko experience in a beautiful camp site – Mendocino Magic. As part of the 4-day taiko camp, I am going to teach A body music/dance piece created with my friends from San Francisco International Orff Course based on the kuchishoga of Mikoshi … More Taiko Trek 2016
Organised by Macao Young Artists Association, support by Mozart Education Center and Hong Kong Orff4kids. Click here for the original article on Macao Daily online Drumming FUNdamentals – Training for Music Teachers song, games and dance from around the world Date: Nov 7 & 8, 2015 (Sat and Sun) Time: 2-6pm (4 hours per day, total … More Orff Drumming FUNdamentals in Macao 2015
The Taiko Conference Youth Program is designed for participants ages 5-12, providing selected workshops specifically designed for young taiko players. The Youth Program is open to all levels, we would recommend participants have some taiko background and basic training, although participants with minimal taiko background will also be accepted. Registration