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!
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, Jul 04 - 6:00 PM||Odaiko Form: Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (YK20)|
|Wed, Jul 04 - 8:00 PM||Yodan-Uchi Patterns: Level II (YK20) Wed|
|Sat, Jul 07 - 12:00 PM||Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (YK20)|
|Sat, Jul 07 - 2:00 PM||Yodan-Uchi Patterns: Level II (YK20) Sat|
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 - 4:30 PM||Taiko Together! Girl Scout Troop, Fri. JAN/FEB 5:00pm|
|Tuesdays - 5:00 PM||Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) YK19|
|Tuesdays - 6:15 PM||Group: Advanced Youth (6-14yrs) YK18|
|Wednesdays - 4:30 PM||Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) YK19|
|Fridays - 1:00 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Fri. MAR/APR (3-4yrs) 1:00pm|
|Saturdays - 10:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. MAY/JUN (2-3yrs) 10:00am|
|Saturdays - 11:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. MAY/JUNE (3-4yrs) 11:00am|
|Saturdays - 4:00 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. MAY/JuN (4-6yrs) 4:00pm|
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!
Courses in Session
Registration is closed.
|Sundays - 10:00 AM||Naname Patterns: Move! (KB20)|
|Sundays - 1:00 PM||Beta Form: Taiko Fundamentals (KB20)|
|Tuesdays - 8:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar (KB20)|
|Wednesdays - 6:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chudaiko (YK19)|
|Wednesdays - 8:00 PM||Yodan-Uchi Patterns: (YK19) Wed|
|Thursdays - 10:00 AM||Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK19)|
|Thursdays - 6:00 PM||Beta Form: Dokokara Prep (KB20)|
|Fridays - 4:30 PM||Naname Form: TaiConnect (YK19)|
|Fridays - 8:00 PM||Naname Musicality: IK08 Bon Daiko Fridays 8-9:45PM|
|Saturdays - 12:00 PM||Naname Form: Stance and Strike (YK19)|
|Saturdays - 2:00 PM||Yodan-Uchi Patterns: (YK19) Sat|
One-time workshops from visiting guest artists.
|Mon, Jul 16, 2018 - 18:00||Workshops with David Cheetham & Yasuko (Ueda) Cheetham|
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.