Kris Bergstrom

Head Teacher, Researcher, Coach

Bergstrom is an accomplished performing artist and enthusiastic taiko teacher. After four years studying taiko at Stanford, Bergstrom spent three years in Japan studying classical Japanese dance, Kabuki shamisen, and ensemble taiko before founding the highly-acclaimed, contemporary taiko group, On Ensemble. As Head Instructor at LATI, Bergstrom is dedicated to research of taiko pedagogy while continuing to compose and choreograph challenging new work.

http://k--b.org

クリストファー・バーグストロム
熟練したアーティストであり、且つ熱心な太鼓の指導者である。
スタンフォード大学で太鼓を4年間学んだのち、日本に渡り3年間を古典芸能であ る日本舞踊、長唄三味線に加え、組太鼓(後に、高く評価されているコンテンポ ラリー太鼓グループ、On Ensemble の礎となる)の修行に費やす。LATIの主任教 師であるバーグストロムは、作曲や振り付けなど、常に新たな試みに挑戦し、演 奏家としても定期的に活動する傍ら、太鼓教授法の研究に打ち込む。

Currently Teaching

Sundays - 10:00 AM Naname Patterns: Move! (KB18)
Sundays - 1:00 PM Sun Block : Fundamentals (KB18)
Sundays - 2:00 PM Sun Block : Drills (KB18)
Sundays - 3:00 PM Sun Block : Repertoire (KB18)
Sundays - 4:00 PM Sun Block : Flex Time (KB18)
Tuesdays - 12:45 PM Misc : KB17-18 private lessons
Tuesdays - 12:30 PM Beta : Team Taiko - Fall
Tuesdays - 6:00 PM Tue Block : Fundamentals (KB18)
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM Tue Block : Drills (KB18)
Tuesdays - 8:00 PM Tue Block : Repertoire (KB18)
Tuesdays - 9:00 PM Tue Block : Flex Time (KB18)
Wednesdays - 1:15 PM Beta Form: Private Lessons - Shozen Kanemori
Wednesdays - 6:00 PM Wed Block : Fundamentals (KB18)
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM Wed Block : Drills (KB18)
Wednesdays - 8:00 PM Wed Block : Repertoire (KB18)
Wednesdays - 9:00 PM Wed Block : Flex Time (KB18)
Thursdays - 10:00 AM Beta Patterns: (SNOB) Dokokara Recital Prep (YK17)
Thursdays - 6:00 PM Thu Block : Fundamentals (KB18)
Thursdays - 7:00 PM Thu Block : Drills (KB18)
Thursdays - 8:00 PM Thu Block : Repertoire (KB18)
Thursdays - 9:00 PM Thu Block : Flex Time (KB18)
Fridays - 4:30 PM Beta Form: TaiConnect (YK17)

Taught Previously

Title
Misc Drills: Lunchbreak Beats
Naname Patterns: Embody (KB17)
LATI Block All Styles : Flex Time (KB17)
LATI Block All Styles : Orientation (KB17)
LATI Block All Styles : Drills (KB17)
LATI Block All Styles : Stretch and Fundamentals (KB17)
LATI Block Naname 2 : Jack Bazaar (KB17)
LATI Block Naname 2 : Flex Time (KB17)
LATI Block Naname 1 : Choreo and Rhythm Drills (KB17)
LATI Block Naname 1 : Workout and Fundamentals (KB17)
Beta Form: TaiConnect (YK16)
LATI Block Naname 1 : Flex Time (KB17)
LATI Block Naname 1 : Handtagonism v3 (KB17)
LATI Block Naname 2 : Drills (KB17)
LATI Block Naname 2 : Stance and Strike (KB17)
Beta : Team Taiko - Summer
Naname Patterns: Move! (KB17)
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK16)
Misc Drills: Lunchbreak Beats
Naname Creativity: Choreo Study: Jack Bazaar (KB16)
Naname Patterns: Handtagonism v3 (KB16)
Misc Form: Intro to Taiko (KB16)
Misc : Office Hours / Open Practice (KB16)
Naname Form: Fundamentals (KB16)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar (KB16)
Naname Form: Movement Fundamentals (KB16)
Naname Patterns: Move! (KB16)
Beta Form: TaiConnect (YK15)
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK15)
Naname Patterns: Dream Team P4 KB16
Misc : KB15-16 private lessons
Beta Form: TaiConnect (YK14)
Beta Patterns: Wilmington ESL
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK14)
Misc : Office Hours / Open Practice (KB 15)
Beta Form: Fundamentals (KB15)
Naname Patterns: Karc Joan of Arc (KB15)
Beta Musicality: Orientation (KB15)
Naname Form: Matsuri Jam (KB15)
Misc Musicality: Beat! (KB15)
Naname Patterns: Move! (KB15)
@ATUS Group: Mochi Mochi 2017
Misc : Kris lessons KB14
Misc : Office Hours / Open Practice (KB 14)
Naname Patterns: Los Dokos Jack Bazaar Intensive (KB14)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Wed (KB14)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Sun (KB14)
Naname Patterns: Move! (KB14)
Beta Patterns: New Piece -- Orientation (KB14)
Naname Form: Tribeca (KB14)
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK13)
Misc Patterns: Hondaiko (GR13)
Katsugi Patterns: Wilmington ESL
Misc : Kris lessons KB13
Misc Drills: Office Hours / Open Practice
Misc Drills: Office Hours / Open Practice
Naname Form: Fundamentals (KB13)
Naname Creativity: O-Ji Duets for CicLAvia (KB13)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Wed (KB13)
Beta Form: Fundamentals (KB13)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Sun (KB13)
Naname Patterns: M-Pattern Fundamentals (KB13)
Misc Form: Allison Merrill intensive 2016
Misc Patterns: Hondaiko (GR12)
Naname Patterns: Los Dokos Jack Bazaar Intensive (KB13)
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (R12)
Misc : Teresa Intensive 2016
Beta Form: Fundamentals Thu (G12)
Misc Drills: Guided LATIdama Projects (G12)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Wed (G12)
Small Drum Form: Fundamentals (G12)
Beta Form: Fundamentals Tue (G12)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Sun (G12)
Naname Form: Fundamentals (G12)
Naname Creativity: Rhythm Conversations (G12)
Misc : In2In gig prep
Misc : Drop in Practice Time
Small Drum Form: Hondaiko (GR11)
Misc Form: Margaret McKenty private lessons Mar 2016
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (R11)
Misc Group: 2016 Stanford Taiko Intensive
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Sun
Small Drum Form: Hondaiko (GR10)
Naname Form: Stance, Strike, and Control (G11)
Beta Patterns: Oroshi (G11)
Naname Patterns: Choreo Study: Patience Duet
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar 2016 Wed
Naname Form: Movement Fundamentals (G11)
Odaiko Form: Day-time Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (R10)
@ATUS Group: Mochi Mochi 2016
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (R10)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (G10)
@ATUS Group: Matsuri Crashers G10 Mondays
@ATUS Group: Matsuri Crashers G10 Sundays
Misc Drills: Sunday Drop-in Practice
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar Prep 2015
Beta Patterns: Sugagaki Primer
Naname Form: Movement Fundamentals (G10)
Beta Patterns: LATI Renshuu (G10)
Naname Form: Stance, Strike, and M-Patterns (G10)
Naname Form: Hondaiko (GR09)
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chu-part Continuation (R09)
Beta, Naname Form: Kendra and Amy private lessons - 2015
Misc Creativity: Weekly Jam
Small Drum Drills: Rudiments
Naname Form: Stance, Strike, and M-Patterns
Beta Form: Stance, Strike, and Oroshi
Naname Musicality: Rhythm Fundamentals (G09)
Naname Musicality: Tally Ho -- Interaction and Improv
Naname Form: Hondaiko (GR08)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (R08)
Beta Form: Gunde students taiko II
Misc Creativity: Seven techniques of taiko composition
Misc : 1504 private lessons
Misc : Yukai Daiko ATUSCoT Fellowship part 3
Small Drum Patterns: Omiyage Shime/Okedo and Multi-drum Mastery (G08)
Naname Form: Rhythm Fundamentals
Beta Patterns: LATI Renshuu (G08)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (G08)
Naname Form: Movement Fundamentals G08
Naname Patterns: Tally Ho Nagado
Naname Form: Hondaiko (GR07)
Beta Form: Gunde students taiko intro
Misc : Yukai Daiko ATUSCoT Fellowship part 2
Small Drum Patterns: Omiyage Shime/Okedo and Multi-drum Mastery (G07)
Beta Patterns: Oroshi (G07)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (G07)
Naname Form: Form Fundamentals
Naname Musicality: Jack Bazaar-arama
Small Drum Patterns: Tally Ho Tsukeshime
Beta Form: Hondaiko (GR06)
@ATUS Group: Matsuri Crashers 2015
@ATUS Group: Mochi Mochi 2015
Naname Form: Daytime Stance and Strike (R06)
Misc Drills: Tuesday Drop-in Drills (G06)
Misc Form: David Rodwell private lessons
Misc : Yukai Daiko ATUSCoT Fellowship part 1
Small Drum Patterns: Rock Solids (7 week)
Beta Patterns: LATI Renshuu (G06, 7wk)
Naname Form: Movement Fundamentals (7 week)
Misc Creativity: Mochitsuki Fundamentals (7 week)
Misc Drills: 1-ee-and-uh (7-week)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar Duet Intro Part 1
Misc Drills: Tuesday Drop-in Drills
Beta Form: Hondaiko (GR05)
Naname Patterns: Tally Ho Groove
Beta Patterns: Oroshi
Small Drum Musicality: Rhythm and Timing
Misc Drills: Drills, Drills, Drills!
Small Drum Patterns: Essential Jiuchi
Naname Form: Movement Fundamentals
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar - Karc Joan of Arc
Beta Form: Non-Bay
Beta Form: Hondaiko (G04)
Naname Form: Rhythm and Movement Essentials
Naname Form: Rhythm and Choreo 50/50
Misc Drills: Monday Drop-in Drills
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (G04)
Naname Creativity: 110 Solo Prep (7 wk)
Beta Patterns: LATI Renshuu (G04)
Naname Form: Rhythm and Movement
Misc : Stanford Taiko Intensive 2014
Beta Form: Hondaiko (G03)
Naname Patterns: Jack Bazaar
Small Drum Patterns: WTG Rock Solids Prep
Beta Patterns: LATI Renshuu (G03)
Small Drum Drills: 90 Days to Better Shime (G03)
Small Drum Drills: 1-ee-and-uh - Best Drill Ever?! (G03)
Small Drum Patterns: Watashi Watashitachi (G03)
Beta Form: Unifying the Strike
Small Drum Patterns: Omiyage Shime/Okedo and Multi-drum Mastery
Naname Form: Fundamental Dexterity
Naname Creativity: Matsuri Solo Development
Small Drum Creativity: Watashi Watashitachi Solo Development
Naname Patterns: Matsuri Crashers Essentials (G02)
Naname Patterns: Two-Person Slant-Drum Moves
Naname Drills: Slant-Drum Solo Practice
Small Drum Patterns: Rock Solids! (G02)
Small Drum Patterns: Watashi Watashitachi
Drills: Daybreak Drills: Fruit Medley
Drills: Daybreak Drills: Toast and Jam
Small Drum Drills: 90 Days to Better Shime
Small Drum Drills: 1-ee-and-uh - Best Drill Ever?!
Naname Creativity: 3 Concepts for Compelling Choreography
Naname Creativity: Create a 405 Solo
Small Drum Patterns: Rock Solids!
Naname Patterns: The Hot 7
Beta Patterns: LATI Renshuu
Naname Patterns: Matsuri Crashers Essentials