Taiko Together MAY/JUNE Session

Taiko Together May and June session explore stories and games that every family enjoys! Come join us for some family taiko FUN! Classes available from 2-6 yrs old.  (read more about Taiko Together) Los Angeles Taiko Institute (Asano Taiko U.S.) 20909 S Western Ave Torrance, California, CA 90501 contact manman@taiko.la for registration and question Register Now Current Classes: … More Taiko Together MAY/JUNE Session

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

ManMan @TCA Taikothon 2018

Here is a video from Taiko Community Alliance Taikothon 2018 where ManMan talked about her creative process with the Odaiko piece “Gliding Dreams”. https://livestream.com/accounts/5010670/events/8421039/videos/182247616/player?width=640&height=360&autoPlay=true&mute=false Most Odaiko training takes a predominantly loud, aggressive and forceful approach, this choreographic composition takes on a different direction that embraces the power of gentle and graceful qualities. The piece explore … More ManMan @TCA Taikothon 2018

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)

Professional Development Workshops for Women in Taiko

Very proud to be part of this exciting, inspiring, empowering, evolving and ongoing project Supporting Women and Taiko! Come join us to continue this meaningful conversation; indulge ourselves with some professional developments as taiko artist/player; spend the weekend to connect, support and grow with each other! View Flyer in PDF format Dates are July 21 … More Professional Development Workshops for Women in Taiko

Taiko Together JULY/AUG Session

Taiko Together JULY and AUGUST session explore stories and games that every family enjoys! Come join us for some family taiko FUN! Classes available from 2-11 yrs old.  (read more about Taiko Together) Los Angeles Taiko Institute (Asano Taiko U.S.) 20909 S Western Ave Torrance, California, CA 90501 contact manman@taiko.la for registration and question Register Now Current Classes: … More Taiko Together JULY/AUG Session

Handtagonism v5 at Grand Annex 2018

(except from Kris Bergstorm’s website)  Handtagonism v5 at Grand Annex 2018 from Kristofer Bergstrom on Vimeo. Performers: Kristofer Bergstrom, Yeeman Mui, David Wells, Isaku Kageyama Description Handtagonism v5 (2018) Kristofer Bergstrom copyleft Creative Commons BY-SA Handtagonism began by thinking of each hand as a character (i.e. mother and son) and experimenting with how they might … More Handtagonism v5 at Grand Annex 2018