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 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

Taiko Trek 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

TEN TEN: Kenny Endo 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert

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