Course Descrption: “Rei” is an Odaiko piece commissioned by Asano Taiko US that composer Isaku Kageyama dedicated to his teacher Yoichi Watanabe of Amanojaku. The course will culminate in a performance of “Rei.”
This course will: 1. Review fundamental Odaiko performance techniques, 2. Explore the intermediate and advanced techniques incorporated in the piece, and 3. Explore the traditional and contemporary elements of the piece.
Participants can expect to gain a deeper understanding of advanced Odaiko performance styles.