Los Angeles Taiko Institute (LATI) offers a wide variety of options to learn taiko!
- Free Try Taiko Primer Classes
- 12-Week Courses
- Youth Courses
- Ongoing Drop-In Classes
- One-Time Workshops
- Private Lessons
Contact us and we'll gladly assist you in finding the perfect class!
Join us and fall in love with taiko!
Try Taiko! Free trial lesson. Play the drums and learn about the upcoming class offerings at LATI. Amazing drums, amazing teachers, amazing fun!
|Tue, Nov 01, 2016 - 20:00||FREE Trial Class! (Tue 8-9:45pm)|
|Wed, Nov 02, 2016 - 17:00||FREE Parent and Child Taiko Class! (Wed. 5:00-5:30pm)|
|Thu, Nov 03, 2016 - 18:00||FREE Trial Class! (Thu 6-7:45pm)|
|Thu, Nov 03, 2016 - 18:00||FREE Trial Class! (Thu 8-9:45pm)|
|Sat, Nov 05, 2016 - 12:30||FREE Parent and Child Taiko Class! (Sat. 12:30-1:00pm)|
|Sun, Nov 06, 2016 - 12:00||FREE Trial Class! (Sun 12-1:45pm)|
Upcoming 12 Week Courses
Registration is now open for the following courses.
LATI 12-week courses provide weekly instruction from professional taiko players for fast-paced and fun skill development.
Click the course name below for more information and to register online.
Registration closes one week after course begins.
|Tue, Nov 01 - 8:00 PM||Beta Patterns: New Piece -- Orientation (KB14)|
|Wed, Nov 02 - 8:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Wed (KB14)|
|Thu, Nov 03 - 6:00 PM||Misc Drills: Kris Drills! (KB14)|
|Thu, Nov 03 - 8:00 PM||Naname Musicality: Tally Ho Rhythm Games (KB14)|
|Sun, Nov 06 - 10:00 AM||Naname Patterns: Move! (KB14)|
|Sun, Nov 06 - 12:00 PM||Naname Form: Tribeca (KB14)|
|Sun, Nov 06 - 3:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Sun (KB14)|
|Sun, Nov 06 - 5:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Los Dokos Jack Bazaar Intensive (KB14)|
Asano Youth Classes offer world-class instruction preparing young players for the joys of taiko performance in a supportive and creative environment.
Through careful guidance, students will further their studies in taiko in order to perform exciting LATI pieces, eventually to become a member of the Asano Taiko US Youth Performance Team!
For Youth ages 6-14
Every Tuesdays and Thursdays, $50/Month
Contact us by phone or email to register today!
|Tuesdays - 5:00 PM||Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) YK13|
|Tuesdays - 6:15 PM||Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) YK13|
|Wednesdays - 5:00 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Wed. NOV (3-4yrs)|
|Fridays - 4:30 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Fri. OCT (4-6yrs)|
|Fridays - 4:30 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Fri. NOV (4-6yrs)|
|Saturdays - 10:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. OCT (2-3yrs)|
|Saturdays - 10:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. NOV (2-3yrs)|
|Saturdays - 11:15 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. OCT (3-4yrs)|
|Saturdays - 11:15 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. NOV (3-4yrs)|
|Saturdays - 12:30 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. OCT (4-6yrs)|
|Saturdays - 12:30 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. NOV (4-6yrs)|
Come to a single class, or every week! LATI drop-in classes offer flexible taiko training and drum-time to players of all levels.
Make sure to contact us by phone or email to RSVP today!
|Wednesdays - 6:00 PM||Misc : Office Hours / Open Practice (KB 14)|
|Saturdays - 11:00 AM||Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (YK13)|
12 Week Courses in Session
Registration is closed.
Past 12 Week Courses
One-time workshops from visiting guest artists.
|Sun, Nov 27, 2016 - 15:00||Multi-drum Workshop with Yuta Sumiyoshi (Kodo)|
Learn one-on-one from the taiko world's most advanced players and teachers. The tailor-made instruction of private lessons is perfect for beginners seeking a solid foundation and advanced players seeking state-of-the-art technique and professional development.
$60/hour, 15-min minimum
$30/hour for each additional student
Contact us to schedule lessons
Practice Room Rental
Take advantage of the amazing sound-proof, taiko facilities at Asano Taiko US. Practice on top-quality instruments from Japan including odaiko, nagado (with beta, naname, yatai, and Hachijo stands), okedo, and tsukeshime. Pair room rental with private lessons to learn how practice effectively and make the most of your time in the studio.