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!
|Sat, Apr 06, 2019 - 14:00||FREE Trial Class! (Sat 2-3:45pm)|
Registration is now open for the following courses.
LATI 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.
|Thu, Mar 21 - 8:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Weekday Move! (T1903c)|
|Sun, Mar 24 - 10:00 AM||Naname Patterns: Move! (T1903a)|
|Sun, Mar 24 - 3:00 PM||Small Drum Patterns: Radiddlepa Adventure (T1902a)|
|Fri, Apr 05 - 6:00 PM||Naname Musicality: IK10 Bon Daiko 10 Weeks|
|Sat, Apr 06 - 2:00 PM||Odaiko Form: IK10 Odaiko Fundamentals 11 Weeks|
|Sun, Apr 14 - 1:00 PM||Beta Patterns: Dokokara (T19-04)|
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 - 4:00 PM||Tiny Taiko 2019 - Tues|
|Tuesdays - 5:00 PM||Taiko Together! Girls/Boys Scout Troop, Tues 5:00pm|
|Tuesdays - 5:00 PM||Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) YK22|
|Tuesdays - 6:15 PM||Group: Advanced Youth (6-14yrs) YK22|
|Wednesdays - 4:30 PM||Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) YK22|
|Wednesdays - 4:00 PM||Tiny Taiko 2019 - Wed|
|Saturdays - 10:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. MAR (2-3yrs) 10:00am|
|Saturdays - 11:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. MAR(4-6yrs) 11:00am|
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 - 12:00 PM||Misc Creativity: Harry Potter Book Club Lunches|
|Sundays - 1:00 PM||Misc Drills: Beginning / Intermediate (T1901e)|
|Tuesdays - 8:00 PM||Form: Use the Force: Body Awareness and Ergonomics in Taiko Playing|
|Wednesdays - 6:00 PM||Small Drum Form: Fundamentals and Omiyage Ji (YK22)|
|Wednesdays - 8:00 PM||Form: Back to the Basics! (YK22)|
|Thursdays - 10:00 AM||Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK22)|
|Thursdays - 6:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Tally Ho 2019 (T1901b)|
|Fridays - 4:30 PM||Naname Form: TaiConnect (YK22)|
|Saturdays - 12:00 PM||Drills: (YK22)|
|Saturdays - 2:00 PM||Beta Form: Stance and Strike (YK22)|
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.