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.
|Tue, Aug 07 - 8:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar End (T18-01)|
|Thu, Aug 09 - 6:00 PM||Beta Patterns: Dokokara (T18-01)|
|Sun, Aug 12 - 1:00 PM||Naname Form: Matsuri Prep (T18-01)|
|Sun, Sep 02 - 10:00 AM||Naname Patterns: Move for Recital! (T18-02)|
|Sun, Sep 02 - 3:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Squarepusher Intensive (T18-02)|
|Tue, Sep 04 - 8:00 PM||Naname Patterns: KLarc Joan of Arc (T18-02)|
|Fri, Sep 07 - 6:00 PM||Misc Patterns: CicLAvia Prep! (T18-02)|
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 - 5:00 PM||Taiko Together! Girl Scout Troop, Fri. JAN/FEB 5:00pm|
|Tuesdays - 6:15 PM||Group: Advanced Youth (6-14yrs) YK20|
|Saturdays - 10:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. JUL/AUG (2-3yrs) 10:00am|
|Saturdays - 11:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. JULY/AUG (3-5yrs) 11:00am|
|Saturdays - 11:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. SEP (3-5yrs) 11:00am|
|Saturdays - 11:00 AM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. OCT(3-5yrs) 11:00am|
|Saturdays - 4:00 PM||Taiko Together! Parent and Child, Sat. JUL/AUG (4-6yrs) 4:00pm|
Courses in Session
Registration is closed.
|Sundays - 1:00 PM||Naname Form: Matsuri Prep (T18-01)|
|Tuesdays - 8:00 PM||Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar End (T18-01)|
|Wednesdays - 6:00 PM||Odaiko Form: Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (YK20)|
|Wednesdays - 8:00 PM||Yodan-Uchi Patterns: Level II (YK20) Wed|
|Thursdays - 10:00 AM||Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK20)|
|Thursdays - 6:00 PM||Beta Patterns: Dokokara (T18-01)|
|Fridays - 4:30 PM||Naname Form: TaiConnect (YK20)|
|Saturdays - 12:00 PM||Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (YK20)|
|Saturdays - 2:00 PM||Yodan-Uchi Patterns: Level II (YK20) Sat|
One-time workshops from visiting guest artists.
|Wed, Aug 22, 2018 - 18:15||How to Wear a Yukata Workshop|
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.