12 - PEAC

Date: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 20:00 to 21:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

nagado bachi (usually larger diameter, harder "kashi" wood)
earplugs

Class syllabus: 

welcome
- personal updates
- coaching session feedback

warmup: arm swing copycat

Starting point vid: Naname Essentials movement challenges

- 1] da(p) gon ga dagogadajidagon ga da gon ga gon Otsuri
-- discussion, questions

- 2] don (windmill) gon do(q)go su go da(p) gon gadagon su gadagon su Otsuri
-- discussion, questions

- 3] don(Lp) go(Lp) don go(q) don gi chi(Rp) gon da(p) goda(p) goOtsuri
-- discussion, questions

review course goals
- 1 understand "grace" as arm extension, connection to bachi
-- extension, no elbow bend
-- bachi as part of arm
- 2 understand "relevant" taiko movements
-- strike initiates movement (natural movement dynamics)
-- movement leads to perfect apex position
- 3 enjoy movement through independence
-- R on straight path
-- R elbow bend
- 4 musical application
-- in speed
-- gon as pickup
-- dynamics

wrap-up
- next courses
- Jack Bazaar 2016
- upcoming: Dance w/ Chieko, Kabuki demo

ender: jam
- M1-4 in rows (play jiuchi when not playing melody)
- Improvised solos (1 em, play jiuchi when not soloing, play response M-pattern)
- M1-4ext unison (with single da ending)

Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom
Attendance: 
Shawn Morimoto
Mitsue Kajikawa
Eri Williams
Mandi Aoki
George Tanaka
Irene Tanaka
Connie McOsker

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Wed, November 04, 2015 01
Wed, November 11, 2015 02
Wed, November 18, 2015 03
Wed, November 25, 2015 04
Wed, December 02, 2015 05
Wed, December 09, 2015 06
Wed, December 16, 2015 07
Wed, January 06, 2016 08 - coach
Wed, January 13, 2016 09 - coach
Wed, January 20, 2016 10 - coach
Wed, January 27, 2016 11 - coach
Wed, February 03, 2016 12 - PEAC
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