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Kenny Endo celebrates 40 years of TAIKO!!!

January 28th, 2015

2015 marks the 40th year of Kenny Endo performing, composing, and teaching taiko.
Concert tours are planned for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. If you are interested to present a concert to help celebrate this momentous occasion, please contact:
Karen Fischer at: karen@pasifika-artists.com

This January, we’ve been happy to have 5 students from Oberlin College Taiko spend their
Winter Interim with us at Taiko Center of the Pacific!
To Leah, Jesse, Will, Miles, and Jason: We’ve enjoyed your presence and input!

Looking forward to the Eastern Taiko Conference coming up February 13-15 at Cornell University! See you all soon!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 1st, 2015

あけましておめでとうございます!

今年もよろしくお願いします!

Happy New Year!  Best Wishes for a great 2015!

 

DECEMBER 2014!

December 1st, 2014

Hard to believe that its the last month of the year already!  Really looking forward to our 21st Annual Bonenkai on December 20th to celebrate with students, friends, family, and fellow taiko practitioners.

Please join us:

Sunday December 7   5 pm  Pearl Harbor Commemorative Parade in Waikiki

Friday, December 12  6-8 pm  YOSAKOI Workshop with Hideko Mukae from NAGASAKI!

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Sunday December 14  9 am at Diamond Head Lookout – Honolulu Marathon!

Saturday December 20   5-8 pm at WMS Cafeteria – 21st Annual TCP Bonenkai!

Bonenkai 2014 flyer

Thursday January 1, 2015  7:09 am SUNRISE at

Makapuu Lighthouse, Kaiwi Park

Thursday January 1, 2015  7:45 am at DFS, Waikiki

Thursday January 1, 2015  9:30 am at Royal Hawaiian Center

MERMAID MEAT!

November 14th, 2014

Storyteller Brenda Wong Aoki and composer Mark Izu weave ancient and contemporary stories of the lands and the seas that connect people across the Pacific! Accompanied by Kenny Endo.

Saturday, November 15, 2014   7 pm                  
Honolulu Museum of Arts
$15 • $12 • VIP seating: $20

http://honolulumuseum.org/events/lectures_performances/14700-moolelo_storytelling_festival_presented_pai_foundation

PUERTO RICO!!!

November 3rd, 2014

TARANG with Kenny Endo goes to Puerto Rico!!!

Puerto Rico Music & Percussion Festival!!!

November 6, 2014

Taiko Center of the Pacific Fall session II begins October 26

October 27th, 2014

Kakaako Agora ParkStarAd Sue Cowing

JOIN Taiko Center of the Pacific as we prepare for our end-of-the-year BASH!

TCP BONENKAI will be Saturday, December 20th from 5:00-8:30 pm

Family, friends, all current and past TCP students WELCOME!

Fall Session II – October 26-December 18*

Classes for all ages and all skill levels (age 2 on up)!

Taiko Tots (2-3 year olds)

Taiko Tots (3-4 year olds)

Family Taiko

Youth and Adult Beginning I, Beginning II, and Intermediate,

Nice & Easy Beginning Taiko, Youth & Adult Performing Ensembles

Registration:  808-737-7236  or email:  taikoclasses@gmail.com

http://www.kennyendo.com/taiko-center-of-the-pacific

 

Family Taiko Bonenkai 2013

Family Taiko Performance at Bonenkai 2013

*NO TCP classes on Tuesday November 11, Thursday November 27, and Sunday November 30

TARANG coming to Hawaii

October 20th, 2014

TARANG in Hawaii:

10.22  1 pm  Tarang at the Hawaii State Public Library, Honolulu

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10.23  7 pm  Classical Indian Music, Kahena Beach, Big Island

Tickets: $22 advance/ $27 day of event
icmchawaii@gmail.com
(808)965 1053
http://www.indianclassicalmusichawaii.com/

Tarang Big Island Flyer 2014

10.24  7 pm  Tarang at the Honokaa People’s Theatre, Honokaa, Big Island

Tickets at the door only: $15 general; $10 youth to age 17

10.25  3 pm  Tarang at the Doris Duke “Shangrila,” Honolulu, HI

10.26  7 pm  Tarang at the Still & Moving Center, Honolulu, HI

1024 Queen Street, Honolulu
Donation based
Reservations REQUIRED.
http://www.stillandmovingcenter.com/event/tarang-tabla-and-taiko-concert/

TCP classes for Sunday October 19 CANCELLED

October 16th, 2014

Due to impending Tropical Storm/Hurricane Ana, all TCP classes
scheduled for Sunday, October 19 are cancelled.

Click this link for make up classes schedule
http://www.kennyendo.com/taiko-center-of-the-pacific/sunday-oct-19-classes-cancelled-and-makeup-class-schedule

Please email taikoclasses@gmail.com if you have any questions about make up classes arrangement.
Please stay SAFE!!!

Philadelphia, Princeton, Cambridge, Houston, Honokaa, Honolulu

October 2nd, 2014

If you are near any of the above-mentioned cities, Kenny will soon be performing there.

October 8-12  PHILADELPHIA
National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival
Performing in Dan Kwong’s “What?! No Ping Pong Balls?”
Tickets available here

October 14     PRINCETON
performing in concert with Kaoru Watanabe DUO with SO Percussion
Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University
Information available at this link
FREE ADMISSION

October 16     CAMBRIDGE
lecture/demonstration with Miles Endo

October 18     HOUSTON
performing with TARANG from Kolkata India, and John Santos
Cullen Theatre, Wortham Center
click here for concert and tickets information

October 24     HONOKAA, Big Island
performing with TARANG
Honokaa People’s Theatre, Honokaa

Tarang Big Island Flyer 2014

October 25     HONOLULU – performing with TARANG at Doris Duke’s Shangrila, Honolulu

October 26     HONOLULU – performing with TARANG at Still & Moving Center, Honolulu

Check Calendar for details:  http://www.kennyendo.com/calendar

 

Taiko Center of the Pacific classes resume Sept 7!

September 6th, 2014

Join Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific this Fall!

Learn Taiko – a complete art form for the mind, body, and spirit!

Fall Session I – September 7 – October 23

Fall Session II – October 26 – December 18

VISIT:  http://www.kennyendo.com/taiko-center-of-the-pacific