TCP Home     Class Information     TCP Youth Group     Calendar     TCP Fellowship     Donate     Contact

Archive for the ‘Performance’ Category

“HANAYUI” from Sado Island

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Hanayui in Concert v3 ns

Japanese and Okinawan TAIKO, SONG, DANCE
Saturday, May 31, 2014   8 pm
University of Hawaii’s Orvis Auditorium
2411 Dole Street, Honolulu

An off-shoot of the world famous taiko group, KODO, Hanayui is a delightful performing troupe from Sado island, JAPAN.

Also featuring
Grant Sandaa Murata and Afuso Ryu Ongaku Kenkyu Choichi Kai,
and
Kenny Endo’s Taiko Center of the Pacific

Advanced PRESALE tickets:
$25  general admission
$20  seniors, military, JCCH members, current TCP students
$15  current college students with ID, youth to age 17

Tickets at the door:  (one hour before show time)
$15 – $30
Tickets available online at http://taikoarts.brownpapertickets.com

An evening of TSUGARU SHAMISEN and TAIKO

Friday, March 28th, 2014

An Evening of Tsugaru Shamisen and Taiko 20140402 updated

Innovative Taiko Artist KENNY ENDO joins forces with one of Japan’s TOP Tsugaru shamisen artists, HIROMITSU AGATSUMA
for a special evening of exciting collaboration and improvisation.  DON’T MISS THIS SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY to hear some awesome music in HONOLULU!!!

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
7:30 pm
Tokai University 9F Auditorium
2241 Kapiolani Blvd. Honolulu, HI
FREE PARKING

Advance Sale Tickets available at: taikoarts.brownpapertickets.com
$18  general admission
$15  senior (62+), and current TCP students
$10  youth and college students with current ID
tickets available at http://taikoarts.brownpapertickets.com

For more information,
Tel: (808)737-7236,  taikoarts@gmail.com

Review of Kenny Endo & Hiromitsu Agatsuma concert in Japan Society, New York 2013
http://www.gratefulweb.com/articles/kenny-endo-hiromitsu-agatsuma-japan-society-ny-ny-review

 

Happy New Year!

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Ala Moana Fukubukuro 2014 Sunrise performance at Makapuu 2014  Sunrise at Makapuu 2014

Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific welcome the New Year with lots of great energy! Here are some highlights from our New Year’s Day performance at Makapuu Light House Trail Sunrise ceremony and Ala Moana Fukubukuro 2014.

Upcoming Events
January 5 and January 12 9 am – 6 pm
Drum Reskinning at KCC “Chapel”
Volunteers needed!!!
Contact:  taikoarts@gmail.com
January 19 – TAIKO CENTER of the PACIFIC classes resume
For Registration, contact:
taikoarts@gmail.com
or call 737-7236
TAIKO TOTS classes resume in February
RESERVE YOUR SPACE and REGISTER EARLY!

Last Performance of 2013!!! Ready to bring in the New Year!

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

New Year's Eve 2013-12 -31

THANK YOU ALL for you love and support in 2013.

BEST WISHES for a HAPPY, HEALTHY, and PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR!!!!
去年いろいろとお世話になりまして、誠にありがとうございました。今年もまたどうぞよろしくお願い致します。

Please JOIN US in CELEBRATING the NEW YEAR on January 1, 2014 at:

7:09 am Special New Year’s Day Sunrise Ceremony at Makapuu Lighthouse (Gates open at 6 am)
9 am Royal Hawaiian Center
10 am Ala Moana Center Stage  (Kenny Endo & Taiko Center of the Pacific)
11 am  Ala Moana Center Stage  (Kenny Endo Contemporary Taiko Ensemble)

Sundays January 5 and January 12
9 am – 6 pm Drum Reskinning (at the chapel)
Volunteers needed!!!!
Contact: taikoarts@gmail.com

Kenny Endo speaks at TedX Honolulu

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

 

Cultivating Community

Saturday, November 16, 2013

“In the spirit of ideas worth spreading”
Hawaii Theatre
10:30am – 6pm

Tickets available at Hawaii Theatre website

Kenny Endo cameo for TedX Honolulu on Friday, November 1, 2013
KITV Morning News 6:30 am
ABC Channel 5

TAIKO Drum and Dance at Kennedy Theatre

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Coming soon to University of Hawaii’s Kennedy Theatre!

Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble collaborates with the UH Dance Program to present a unique performance of taiko and dance pieces. Premiering two new compositions by Kenny Endo (“Midnight Moon”) and Derek Nakamoto (“Threads of Aspirations”), the performance also features pieces by Chizuko Endo, Kirstin Pauka, and Hiroshi Tanaka with choreography by UH Dance Faculty.

February 8, 9, 15, and 16 at 8 pm, and Sunday February 17 at 2 pm.

Don’t miss this special collaboration!

Tickets:  http://www.hawaii.edu/kennedy/2012/taiko/index.php

UNCOMMON TIME at LEAF, North Carolina

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Catch UNCOMMON TIME: Taiko, Tabla, and Timbal at the LEAF Festival in North Carolina

SUNDAY, October 21st
featuring

Kenny Endo (taiko)
Abhijit Banerjee (tabla)
John Santos (Afro-Carribean percussion)

http://www.theleaf.org/index.php/thefestival/tickets

Uncommon Time at SKIDMORE!

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

The “Uncommon Time: taiko, tabla, and timbal” project is currently at Skidmore College in upstate New York!
Featuring Kenny Endo on Taiko, Abhijit Banerjee on Tabla, and John Santos on Latin Percussion.
THURSDAY, October 4 at 8 pm
Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
Tickets only $5-$8!
http://events.berkshireeagle.com/saratoga_springs_ny/events/show/271935105-uncommon-time-taiko-tabala-and-timbal-kenny-endo-trio

Breath / Beat CONCERT April 28

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Breath / Beat
A Concert of Traditional & Contemporary Japanese Music for
Shakuhachi, Vocals, and Taiko
featuring

Christopher Yohmei Blasdel (Tokyo), shakuhachi
Mika Kimula (Tokyo), vocals
Kenny Endo (Hawaii), taiko, percussion

Saturday, April 28, 2012 7:30 pm
Hawaii Opera Theatre Rehearsal Space
Tickets: $15 regular; $12 children/students/seniors (62+)
Reservations highly recommended. Seating limited.
Details: http://www.kennyendo.com/calendar

Click on flyer at right to enlarge.

Kenny Endo performs with vocalist Madi Sato

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 4:30 pm
Sylvan Theatre on the Washington Plaza Mall
Part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
“Centennial Celebration” marking the 100th year anniversary of
Tokyo’s donation of 3000 cherry trees to Washington DC
Kenny’s performance made possible in part by
Tradex, A National Organization for Traditional Artists Exchange; and
The Japan Foundation New York Office