Yuta Kato

Principal, Instructor

After seven years studying with San Francisco Taiko Dojo, Kato was a leader of UCLA Kyodo Taiko before moving to Japan to study at Nihon Taiko Dojo and on Hachijo island. He performed professionally with On Ensemble, TAIKOPROJECT, Portland Taiko, and coordinated the 2011 North American Taiko Conference before turning his attention to taiko teaching. Kato is Principal at LATI, where he is dedicated to student success and community building.

加藤雄太
サンフランシスコ太鼓道場で田中誠一氏に7年間の手ほどきを受けた加藤はその 後カリフォルニア大学ロサンジェルス校の学生団体 Kyodo Taiko のリーダーと して活躍する。日本へも渡り東京都、八丈島などで和太鼓の修行に4年間の歳月 を費やす。TAIKOPROJECT、On Ensemble、Portland Taiko 等の和太鼓集団のメン バーとして演奏を重ねて行く末、知識の伝承と教えに目を向ける。LATIの校長を 勤め、生徒の育成と和太鼓を通してのコミュニティー作りに専念する。

Taught Previously

Title
Misc Drills: Lunchbreak Beats
@ATUS Group: Tony Rangers!
Beta Form: TaiConnect (YK15)
: Private Lessons - YK15
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK15)
Misc Form: Kotobuki Jishi WHOLE (YK15)
Misc Patterns: ArigaTaiko (YK15)
Misc Patterns: Los Dokos (YK15)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (YK15) ~Dokokara Prep~
Beta Patterns: DokoKara (YK15)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (YK15)
Group: Advanced Youth (6-14yrs) YK15
Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) YK15
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) YK15
Drills: Drills Drills Drills! (YK15)
: Airi and Bevin - UnitOne Test Prep
: Private Lessons - YK14
Beta Form: TaiConnect (YK14)
Beta Patterns: Wilmington ESL
Misc Patterns: ArigaTaiko (YK14)
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK14)
Misc Patterns: Los Dokos (YK14)
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) YK14
Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) YK14
Group: Advanced Youth (6-14yrs) YK14
Misc Form: Shishimai - Lion Dance (YK14)
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chudaiko (YK14)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Friday Drills (YK14)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Saturday Drills (YK14)
Odaiko Form: Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (YK14)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (YK14)
Beta Form: TaiConnect (YK13)
: Yuta Private Lessons (YK13)
Misc Patterns: ArigaTaiko (YK13)
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (YK13)
Naname, Small Drum Form: Jack Bazaar Ji-uchi and Intro to Omiyage (YK13)
Misc Patterns: Los Dokos (YK13)
Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) YK13
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) YK13
Misc Patterns: Hondaiko (GR13)
Katsugi Patterns: Wilmington ESL
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (YK13)
Misc Patterns: Kotobuki Jishi Practice Group (YK13)
Beta Patterns: Dokokara Prep (YK13)
Naname, Small Drum Patterns: Omiyage Prep (YK13)
Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (YK13)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (YK13)
Beta Form: TaiConnect (R12)
Misc Patterns: ArigaTaiko (R12)
Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) R12
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) R12
Misc Patterns: Hondaiko (GR12)
: Yuta Private Lessons (R12)
Misc Patterns: Los Dokos (R12)
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs) R12
Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs) R12
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (R12)
Small Drum Form: Shimedaiko Fundamentals and Jiuchi (R12)
Misc Patterns: Kotobuki Jishi Practice Group (R12)
Beta Patterns: DokoKara (R12)
Odaiko Form: Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (R12)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R12)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R12)
: Yuta Private Lessons (R11)
Beta Form: TaiConnect (R11)
Misc Patterns: Kotobuki Jishi Practice Group (R11)
Misc : Drop in Practice Time
Misc Patterns: ArigaTaiko (R11)
Misc Patterns: Los Dokos (R11)
Small Drum Form: Hondaiko (GR11)
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs)
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs)
Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs)
Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (R11)
Odaiko Form: Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (R11)
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chu-part (R11)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R11)
Misc Form: Katsugi Okedo (R11)
Form: SNOB - Shime/Naname/Odaiko/Beta Drills (R11)
Misc Group: 2016 Stanford Taiko Intensive
Hachijo Musicality: Hachijou Aikoukai 2016
Beta Form: TaiConnect (R10)
Form: Youji Shiraishi Private Lessons
Misc Patterns: Los Dokos (R10)
Misc Patterns: ArigaTaiko (R10)
Small Drum Form: Hondaiko (GR10)
Odaiko Form: Day-time Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (R10)
Misc Drills: Intermediate Level Weekly Practice
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (R10)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R10)
Odaiko Form: Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (R10)
Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (R10)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (R10)
Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs)
Naname Form: Intermediate Youth (6-14yrs)
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs)
Beta Form: Beginning Youth (6-14yrs)
Beta Form: TaiConnect (R09)
Naname Form: Hondaiko (GR09)
Hachijo Musicality: Hachijou Aikoukai (R09)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (R09)
Beta Patterns: ArigaTaiko (R09)
Naname Form: Daytime Fundamentals (R09)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (R09)
Beta Patterns: Los Dokos (R09)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth - Intermediate Tues (R09)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Tues (R09)
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chu-part Continuation (R09)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R09)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R09)
Naname, Small Drum Patterns: Omiyage Prep (R09)
Beta Patterns: Dokokara Prep (R09)
Beta, Misc, Naname, Small Drum Patterns: NEW Recital Finale Piece! (4-8-16-32)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth - Intermediate Bonenkai Recital Prep (R09)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Thurs (R09)
Beta : Zach Tang Private Lesson Series
Naname Form: Daytime Fundamentals (R08)
Hachijo Musicality: Hachijou Aikoukai (R08)
Beta Group: ArigaTaiko (R08)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (10-14 years) - Intermediate (R08)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (6-9 years) - Intermediate (R08)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Thurs (R08)
Nidan Group: Los Dokos (R08)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth - Intermediate Tues (R08)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Tues (R08)
Naname Form: Hondaiko (GR08)
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chu-part (R08) 11-Week Course
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R08)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (R08)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R08) 11-Week Course
Odaiko Form: Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (R08) 11-Week Course
Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (R08) 11-Week Course
Beta Group: Kids on Stage (JSPACC)
Misc : Yukai Daiko ATUSCoT Fellowship part 3
Beta Form: TaiConnect (R07)
Naname Form: Hondaiko (GR07)
Hachijo Musicality: Hachijou Aikoukai (R07)
Form: Olga Chin Private Lesson Series
Naname Form: Stance and Strike II Tue (R07)
Beta Form: Daytime Class Fundamentals II (R07)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (10-14 years) - Intermediate (R07)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Thurs (R07)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (6-9 years) - Intermediate (R07)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R07)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (R07)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike Fri (R07)
Hachijo, Misc, Small Drum Group: Los Dokos (R07)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth - Intermediate Tues (R07)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Tues (R07)
Beta Patterns: DokoKara (R07)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R07)
Odaiko Form: Odaiko Basics and Intro to Soloing (R07)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike Level II (R07)
Form: Helen McMillin
Beta Form: TaiConnect (R06)
Misc : Yukai Daiko ATUSCoT Fellowship part 2
Hachijo, Misc, Small Drum Group: Los Dokos
Beta Form: Hondaiko (GR06)
Hachijo Musicality: Hachijou Aikoukai (R06)
Beta Form: Beta Fundamentals (R06)
Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (R06) 11-week
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R06) 11-week Course
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (R06) 11-week Course
Naname Form: Daytime Stance and Strike (R06)
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chu-part (R06)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (10-14 years) - Intermediate (R06)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (6-9 years) - Intermediate (R06)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Thurs (R06)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike Level II (R06)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R06)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth - Intermediate Tues (R06)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Tues (R06)
Misc : LA Shishi Club
Misc : Yukai Daiko ATUSCoT Fellowship part 1
Beta Form: Tuesday Morning Class (R05)
Misc Creativity: Mochitsuki Fundamentals (7 week)
Form: Mini and Elaine Private Lesson Series
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (R05)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth - Intermediate Tues (R05)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Tues (R05)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R05)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (R05)
Beta Patterns: DokoKara (R05)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R05)
Hachijo Musicality: Hachijou Aikoukai (R05)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike Level II (R05)
Beta Patterns: DokoKara Daytime (R05)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike II (R05)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (10-14 years) - Intermediate (R05)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (6-9 years) - Intermediate (R05)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Thurs (R05)
Hachijo Musicality: Hachijou Aikoukai R04
Beta Form: Hondaiko (GR05)
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chu-part (R04)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (R04)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth - Intermediate (R04)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Tues (R04)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike Level II (R04)
Beta Form: TaiConnect (R04)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R04)
Beta, Naname, Odaiko Drills: Drill Drills Drills! (R04)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R04)
Beta Form: Daytime Class Fundamentals II (R04)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (R04)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (10-14 years) - Intermediate (R04)
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (6-9 years) - Intermediate (R04)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner - Thurs (R04)
Beta Form: Hondaiko (G04)
Beta Form: Private Lessons - Shozen Kanemori
Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (R03c)
Misc : Stanford Taiko Intensive 2014
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (10-14 years) - Intermediate
Beta, Naname Form: Asano Youth (6-9 years) - Intermediate
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner (Tue)
Beta Form: Asano Youth - Beginner (Thu)
Beta Form: Try TAIKO! (Red03)
Beta Patterns: DokoKara (R03)
Beta Form: Daytime Class Fundamentals and Beyond (R03)
Misc Drills: Wednesday Drop-in Drills (R03)
Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (R03b)
Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (R03a) - CANCELED
Naname Form: Stance and Strike (R03)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R03)
Naname Creativity: Create a Matsuri Solo! (R03) - CANCELED
Beta Form: Hondaiko (G03)
Beta Form: Daytime Class Fundamentals
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chu-part (Sun)
Naname Patterns: Omiyage Chu-part (Sat)
Beta Form: Stance and Strike (R02)
Naname Form: Stance and Strike
Hachijo Form: Create Your Piece (Red02)
Naname Form: Stance, Strike, and Control
: Asano Youth Class 6pm
: Asano Youth Class 4pm
Hachijo Musicality: Hachijou Aikoukai
Drills: Big Drums
Drills: Daybreak Drills: Toast and Jam