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!
|Wed, Sep 28, 2016 - 17:00||FREE Parent and Child Taiko Class! (Wed. 5:00-5:30pm)|
|Wed, Sep 28, 2016 - 18:00||FREE Trial Class! (Wed 6-7:45pm)|
|Sat, Oct 01, 2016 - 12:30||FREE Parent and Child Taiko Class! (Sat. 12:30-1:00pm)|
|Sat, Oct 01, 2016 - 14:00||FREE Trial Class! (Sat 2-3:45pm)|
|Tue, Oct 25, 2016 - 18:00||Free Taiko Primer and Mochitsuki! - (Tue) 6-7pm|
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.
|Wed, Sep 28 - 6:00 PM||Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (YK13)|
|Fri, Sep 30 - 6:00 PM||Naname, Small Drum Patterns: Omiyage Prep (YK13)|
|Fri, Sep 30 - 8:00 PM||Misc Patterns: Kotobuki Jishi Practice Group (YK13)|
|Sat, Oct 01 - 11:00 AM||Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (YK13)|
|Sat, Oct 01 - 2:00 PM||Naname Form: Stance and Strike (YK13)|
|Fri, Oct 07 - 6:00 PM||Beta Patterns: Dokokara Prep (YK13)|
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!
|Wednesdays - 5:00 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Wed. Ages 3-4|
|Wednesdays - 5:00 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Wed. OCT (3-4yrs)|
|Thursdays - 5:00 PM||Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) R12|
|Thursdays - 6:15 PM||Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) R12|
|Fridays - 4:30 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Fri. Ages 4-6|
|Fridays - 4:30 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Fri. OCT (4-6yrs)|
|Saturdays - 10:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. Ages 2-3|
|Saturdays - 10:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. OCT (2-3yrs)|
|Saturdays - 11:15 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. Ages 3-4|
|Saturdays - 11:15 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. OCT (3-4yrs)|
|Saturdays - 12:30 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. Ages 4-6|
|Saturdays - 12:30 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. OCT (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 Drills: Office Hours / Open Practice|
|Thursdays - 6:00 PM||Misc Drills: Office Hours / Open Practice|
|Saturdays - 11:00 AM||Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (YK13)|
12 Week Courses in Session
Registration is closed.
|Sundays - 10:00 AM||Naname Creativity: O-Ji Duets for CicLAvia (KB13)|
|Sundays - 10:00 AM||Odaiko Patterns: Advanced Odaiko Course Rei with Isaku Kageyama (IK03)|
|Sundays - 12:00 PM||Naname Patterns: M-Pattern Fundamentals (KB13)|
|Sundays - 3:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Sun (KB13)|
|Sundays - 5:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Los Dokos Jack Bazaar Intensive (KB13)|
|Tuesdays - 8:00 PM||Beta Form: Fundamentals (KB13)|
|Wednesdays - 8:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Wed (KB13)|
|Thursdays - 8:00 PM||Naname Form: Fundamentals (KB13)|
|Fridays - 8:00 PM||Naname Musicality: Bon Daiko with Isaku Kageyama (IK03)|
|Saturdays - 12:00 PM||Yatai : Yatai Bayashi - 11 week course to Asano Taiko US Recital (JS02)|
|Saturdays - 2:00 PM||Small Drum Patterns: Shime Daiko Fundamentals Course with Isaku Kageyama (IK03)|
|Saturdays - 4:00 PM||Beta Form: TaiConnect (R12)|
Past 12 Week Courses
One-time workshops from visiting guest artists.
|Sat, Oct 08, 2016 - 10:00||Miyake Taiko Workshops with Kazuhiro & Hidenori Tsumura|
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.