ManMan in Boston

Community Building Project with Karen and Kumiko Date: October 19-20, 2018 Location: Boston, MA Contents: Creating musical repertoires for performance, education and community building purpose Workshop with Genki Spark Date: October 21, 2018 (Sunday) Location: Boston, MA Duration: 3 hours Workshop: Use the Force – Body Awareness and Ergonomics in Taiko Playing It was fun and … More ManMan in Boston

Taiko Workshops @ Tomodachi Gakko (Ballico, CA)

This week I had a lot of fun performing with Mochi Mochi LA and also teaching taiko workshops to the students of Tomodachi Gakko – a week long summer school where students from Preschool to Eighth Grade learn about the Japanese American Culture. I taught 3 taiko classes to the Toddlers Kindergartners, Kindergarten through third … More Taiko Workshops @ Tomodachi Gakko (Ballico, CA)

Taiko FUNdamentals in Madrid

Taiko FUNdamentals : Creativity and Rhythmic Challenge Date: April 13, 2018 (Friday) Venue: Madreams Music, Madrid Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm Taiko FUNdamentals: Creative Movement, Stage Presence and Playing as a group Date: April 14, 2018 (Saturday) Venue: Madreams Music, Madrid Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm Naname Basics Workshop with Issho Daiko Date: April 16, 2018 (Monday) Durations: 2 hours … More Taiko FUNdamentals in Madrid

Workshops in Germany

Date: March 31 – April 1, 2018 Venue: Amaterasu Taiko Dojo, Oberhausen (Germany) Workshops: Taiko FUNdamentals, Creative Movements with Odaiko, Quitiplas in the Pocket It was refreshing to meet taiko players from various taiko groups from different parts of Germany and also Belgium! The taiko community are very different in Germany compared to the rest … More Workshops in Germany

Taiko FUNdamentals with Portland Taiko

Taiko FUNdamentals : Professional Development with Portland Taiko Date: Feb 9 – 10, 2018 Duration: 9 hours Workshop Focus: Teachers/leadership training, stage presence, creativity, and group connection I had the luxury to work with Portland Taiko in February this year. The workshop intensive was intended to be a teacher training for the group as many … More Taiko FUNdamentals with Portland Taiko

Body Bayashi, Quitiplas in the Pocket, and Taiko FUNdamentals at NATC 2017

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