Get ready for Obon Season with Isaku's Bon Daiko Class, starting 4/20 (Fridays from 8-9:45PM). As an optional extracurricular activity, students will perform drumming and dances covered in class at LATI's Yukata Night event on Saturday 5/19 from 3-4:30PM. SIGN UP HERE
UnitOne collaborates for the very first time with Miyakejima Geinou Doushikai. Miyakejima Geinou Doushikai (also known as Miyake Taiko) is a group based in Tokyo, Japan, known for performing a traditional style native to the island of Miyake. They have taught this form to the renowned taiko group KODO. Witness these two top skilled groups combine Japanese and American taiko in an exciting performance!
Friday, March 9th
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturday, March 10th
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Course Dates: 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/3, 3/17, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28
Time: Saturdays 2-4PM
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If you’ve had little or no experience playing the Odaiko, this course is the perfect opportunity for you. This course will cover the basic mechanics such as grip, stance, and stroke. The course will culminate in a performance of “Agari Yatai” composed by Yoichi Watanabe of Amanojaku.
Sandbox Percussion at LATI
"What Steve Reich on taiko teaches us about playing together"
Sat Feb 3, 5:00-7:30pm
Members of the renowned ensemble, Sandbox Percussion, present a workshop for the taiko community! The ensemble will be performing the Steve Reich piece "Music for Pieces of Wood" and will teach us a rhythm excerpt. They'll then use that pattern to explore tips for playing together as an ensemble.
Workshop 2: Hana Hachijo
Date: Sun, February 4th
10:00am - 1:00pm Morning Session
1:00pm - 2:30pm Lunch Break
2:30pm - 6:00pm Afternoon Session
Open to those who have attended the have previously taken workshops with Chieko.
This workshop will go beyond the initial teachings of Chieko's famed style, to start finding your own "style" of drumming through Hachijo Taiko.
Asano Taiko U.S. store & online store will be closed from December 19th through January 5th. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
We will resume on January 6th. All online orders will be shipped starting from January 8th.
If you have any questions, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org
In preparation for the North American Taiko Conference, Asano Taiko U.S. will be closed from August 7th through August 14th. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.
We will be taking all of our studio drums to the Conference so if you are available to help on August 9th any time between 12pm and 9pm we would greatly appreciate your help! Please fill out this SIGN UP FORM if you can help us out! Thank you!