12 Days of Taiko

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Congratulations to all who participated in the 12 Days of Taiko, an exclusive members-only drawing of “odaiko-sized” proportions! With the help of sponsoring groups, vendors, and individuals, TCA gave away prizes to our charter members at random from Saturday, December 14th to Wednesday, December 25th, 2013: the 12 days leading up to a grand prize on Christmas Day 2013. Between noon and noon:30 daily there were Daily Winners announced and captured in the TCA Livestream 12 Days of Taiko archives.

12 Days of Taiko Donors

The 12 Days of Taiko could not happen without the generosity of our donors.

Burlington Taiko, Hinode Taiko, Maui Taiko, MN Taiko, Mu Daiko, Odaiko Sonora, Portland Taiko, San Jose Taiko, Wadaiko Newark
KASA, Taikomom, Taiko Totes by Toni, Taiko Jinsei
Kris Bergstrom, Nancy Matsudaira, Kaoru Watanabe

12 Days of Taiko Winners

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Thanks to all of you who watched, joined, and won. An additional HUGE thanks to all our 12 Days donors!! Here is a list of all our winners:

Day 1:

Anna Turner: Rio Rancho, NM (KASA t-shirt)
Akemi Imai, Makoto Taiko; Pasadena, CA (Odaiko Sonora Red T-Shirt)
Carolyn Cortez, Maui Taiko; Wailuku, HI (Taiko Jinsei LL bag)

Day 2:

Kiyoshi Shikuma, Jun Daiko; Mountain View, CA (Hinode Taiko CD)
Pamela Dally-La Mica, Shinsho Mugen Daiko; Seaside, CA (Maui Taiko T-Shirt)
PJ Hirabayashi, San Jose Taiko; San Jose, CA (Portland Taiko 3 CD Set)

Day 3:

Benjamin Pachter, Washington, PA, Pittsburgh Taiko (KASA T-Shirt)
Mike Fenocchi, Henderson, NV, Las Vegas Kaminari Taiko (San Jose Taiko 40th Anniversary book)
Alix Koyama, San Jose, CA San Jose Taiko (Maui Taiko Water Bottle)

Day 4:
Tom Kurai, Taiko Center of Los Angeles; Monterey Park, CA (Taiko Jinsei LL Bachi Bag)
Michiko Buchanan, Mu Daiko; Fridley, MN (Taikomom Bachi bag donated by Teri Hirota)
Susan Knight-Huey, The School of TAIKO/Ringtaro and Asako Tateishi; Gold Bar, WA ($50 Gift Certificate to Taiko Totes by Toni)

Day 5:
Rome Hamner, Odaiko Sonora; Tucson, AZ (Hinode Taiko Bandana)
Phoebe Yamamoto, Lakewood, WA (Maui Taiko t-shirt)
Loreen Ellsbury, Jun Daiko; San Jose, CA (Mu Daiko 15th Anniversary Concert DVD)
Nicholas Loh, Oberlin College Taiko; Oberlin, OH (Large Onigiri Plush Pillow)

Day 6:
Janet Youngblood, Idaho Falls Taiko; Idaho Falls, ID (Portland Taiko Taikokinesis DVD)
Cola Bonnan, Tsunagari Taiko Center; Montreuil, France (Taiko Jinsei LL Bachi Bag)
Brenda Madsen, Kita No Taiko, Edmonton, AB Canada (San Jose Taiko 40th Anniversary Book)
Danny Hayman, Soh Daiko; Brooklyn, NY (Wadaiko Newark t-shirt)

Day 7:
Paul Hiranaga, Maui Taiko; Kahului, HI (KASA T-shirt)
Anonymous (Great Grandfather’s Drum DVD donated by Kay Fukumoto)
Jan Andrzejewski, Tamashii Daiko; Wigston, Leicestershire, UK (Mu Daiko 15th Anniversary DVD)
Sarah Morehouse, Denver Taiko; Denver, CO (Odaiko Sonora Red T-Shirt)

Day 8:
Margaret Mckenty, Genki Daiko; Winnipeg, MB, Canada (Skype Workshop with Kaoru Watanabe)
Sharon Kawatomari (GM), Taiko Center of the Pacific; Aiea, HI (San Jose Taiko 40th Anniverary Book)
Bryan Burkhart, Sandoshin Taiko; Morgan Hill, CA (Wadaiko Newark Drum re-skinning)
Eien Hunter-Ishikawa, Maru; Coquitlam, BC, Canada (KASA T-Shirt)

Day 9:
Aiko Tagawa-Kimura, Denver Taiko; Broomfield, CO (Skype Workshop with Kris Bergstrom)
Nancie Yomtov, San Jose Taiko; San Jose, CA (KASA T-Shirt)
Maren Stoddard, Mu Community Taiko Group; Minneapolis, MN (Wadaiko Newark T-shirt)
Mark Nguyen, Kogenkai, Newport Beach, CA (Semester of classes at Wadaiko Newark)

Day 10:
Mayumi Sole (GM), Raion Taiko; Novi, MI (30 Days to Better Shime Subscription from Kris Bergstrom)
Travis Lau, Philadelphia Taiko Center; Philadelphia, PA (Wadaiko Newark Practice Shime and Bachi)
Lynn Harada, Jun Daiko; San Francisco, CA (Taiko Jinsei LL Bachi Bag)

Day 11:
Ellie Tiglao (GM), Somerville, MA (Practice Shime donated by Stuart Paton of Burlington Taiko)
Yas Osako, Cerritos, CA (Taiko Jinsei LL Bachi Bag)
Sascha Molina, Sacramento Taiko Dan; Fair Oaks, CA (Kawaii Gift Pack donated by Nancy Matsudaira)

Day 12: GRAND PRIZE Winners

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Tracy Oshiro, Solo Artist; Brea, CA (Gift Certificate to San Jose Taiko‘s Taiko Weekend Intensive)
Kenny Endo, Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble, Taiko Center of the Pacific; Honolulu, HI (Custom Shimedaiko and Stand donated by Steve Lein of MN Taiko)

12 Days of Taiko Calendar

Members were invited to download the calendar and follow along.

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