02

Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 18:00 to 19:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

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

Class syllabus: 

welcome
- introductions

warmup: copycat

feedback on stance
- tape on floor for each player, same drum
- next time: three variables

large strike: L focus
- slow movement with no bachi, wrist position focus
- elbow bend
- hand down, tip up

quarter-note serial sticking review
- R L R L; "don gon don gon"
- R _ R _
- R L _ _
- etc
- the barline
- with counting

large strike: R focus
- slow movement with no bachi, wrist position focus
- elbow bend
- hand down, tip up

incorporating the fuchi (staying down)
- student-created challenge patterns

Final announcements
- 15-min post-class practice, today: cleaning
- class pages at taiko.la
- PEAC week plan
- homework
-- supported, not required
-- ways to practice at home: tire, no-taiko-required exercises
- KB yardsale

Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom
Attendance: 
Meena Yoo
Grace Straszewski
Geoffrey Schimmel

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Thu, May 07, 2015 01
Thu, May 14, 2015 02
Thu, May 21, 2015 03
Thu, May 28, 2015 04
Thu, June 04, 2015 05
Thu, June 11, 2015 NO CLASS
Thu, June 18, 2015 06
Thu, June 25, 2015 07
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