An interactive taiko school show directed by ManMan. The performance is inspired by the art and study of taiko with an influence of the Orff Schulwerk approach. Date: Jan 18, 2019 (Friday)Location: Chadwick School (Torrance, CA)Duration: 45 minutesNumber of students: 200 K-8 studentsContents: Education Program, history of the art of taiko, audience participation, body music … More Interactive School Show
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 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
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!
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
My respectful taiko sensei, Kenny Endo is celebrating his 40th anniversary of taiko drumming in 2015. A celebration concert titled “TEN TEN” was held on October 10, 2015 at the historical venue Hawaii Theatre. The concert was a great success. It was an honoured to be able to perform with all the great artists on … More TEN TEN: Kenny Endo 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert
Taiko Center of the Pacific Taiko Tots classes for toddlers age 2-3 with their parent was featured in Honolulu local news. The class was started by Yeeman Mui in Spring 2013.
Yeeman performed as part of O•Daiko Hong Kong in a Free Foyer Demonstration as part of the Hong Kong LCSD World Culture Festival 2012. The foyer performance was set up to promote taiko in Hong Kong and also the taiko concert by Eitetsu Hiyashi and Fu Un no Kai. The following video is a news … More 2012-11-11 “Taiko” TVB News, Hong Kong