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
Taiko Together October and November 8-week session will be preparing for the Art & Study of Taiko student recital (Dec 2). Come join us for some family taiko FUN! Classes available from 2-6 yrs old. Asano Taiko U.S. 20909 S Western Ave Torrance, California, CA 90501 8-week: $176 Drop-in: $24 Register Now contact email@example.com if … More Taiko Together New OCT/NOV Session
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!
Manman and her Taiko Tots (Honolulu), Family Taiko (Honolulu), Taiko Together (Torrance, LA), and Taiko FUNdamentals were featured on Taiko Community Alliance‘s Taikothon 2016 on Sunday Oct 16, 2016! Here is the video of Manman’s segment (click image below) For the rest of the Taikothon videos, please click at this link.
Manman appeared on “Center Stage” hosted by Donna Blanchard of ThinkTech Hawaii talking about her journey and her work as a taiko artist and educator. Check it out to hear more about her philosophy and approach with taiko and music education.
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 had a wonderful opportunity to perform at ShastaYama Taiko Festival again since 2014. Last time I was here performing as part of Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble. This time I performed with Taiko Trekkers, a group of individual taiko drummers from all over west coast. Bruce “Mui” Ghent was the spear head of … More ShastaYama Taiko Festival