Taiko Center of the Pacific public classes are scheduled to return to KCC on March 2nd for Spring Session II. If you haven’t registered yet, please do so at your earliest convenience to reserve your spot and save our classes! Thank you!
Spring Session II: March 2 – April 10
Spring Session III: April 13 – June 2
KCC Registration: 734-9211, 734-9221, or 734-9889
TCP Registration for NEW Sunday Family Taiko and Taiko Tots classes: 737-7236
Skidmore College hosts the 4th Annual Eastern Taiko Conference this year
February 7-9, 2014
with workshop leaders:
Kenny Endo, PJ and Roy Hirabayashi, Soh Daiko, Stuart Paton, Kaoru Watanabe, Isaku Kageyama, Mark Rooney, Raging Asian Women (RAW), Miles Endo, Kazuhiro Tsumura, and scholars Iris Shiraishi, Deborah Wong, Jennifer Matsue, Lei Bryant, Angela Ahigren and more http://ectcskidmore2014.wordpress.com1
Taiko Center of the Pacific Spring Session I classes begin Sunday, January 19th for a 6-week course. Taiko classes for all ages and all skill levels from TAIKO TOTS (ages 2 and 3), FAMILY TAIKO (parent/adult and child), TEENS TAIKO, and ADULTS !!! JOIN US in keeping the beat for generations to come!
Spring Session I classes will be held at Washington Middle School.
To register, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 737-7236
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.
January 5 and January 12 9 am – 6 pm
Drum Reskinning at KCC “Chapel”
January 19 – TAIKO CENTER of the PACIFIC classes resume
BEST WISHES for a HAPPY, HEALTHY, and PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR!!!!
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)
Kenny Endo and Kaoru Watanabe, both considered leading practitioners of their instruments, respectively the Japanese taiko drum and flutes, celebrate their CD Convergence, with guest artists Sumie Kaneko on koto and shamisen. Their music draws on Japanese theater and folk traditions with jazz and other improvisational genres to create a sound that is ancient with a modern edge.
Sunday, December 1
Joe’s Pub, New York Tickets: $15
For further assistance please call 212.967.7555