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 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.
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!
Courses in Session
Registration is closed.
|Wednesdays - 6:00 PM||Form: Taiko Basics (YK26)|
|Wednesdays - 8:00 PM||Drills: Intermediate and Advanced Drills (YK26)|
|Thursdays - 10:00 AM||Patterns: SNOB - Basics (YK26)|
|Fridays - 4:30 PM||Beta Patterns: TaiConnect (YK26)|
|Fridays - 6:00 PM||Misc Patterns: Kotobuki Jishi - taiko and kane (YK26)|
|Saturdays - 2:00 PM||Drills: by UnitOne (YK26)|
One-time workshops from visiting guest artists.
|Sun, Feb 02, 2020 - 10:00||Japanese Knife Sharpening Workshop with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa|
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
Group Lessons (for lessons with over 4 people)
$100/hour + Room Rental Rate
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.