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Meet Our New Executive Director!

WE HAVE A NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR! Bruce Davis was selected for his deep experience in nonprofit management, fundraising, and growing a startup into a larger, sustainable organization. He is familiar with the taiko art form through his past roles as a presenter, producer, and funder in the San

TCA at the World Taiko Gathering

  TCA will be leading two sessions at this summer’s World Taiko Gathering (WTG) in Los Angeles! LEADERSHIP FORUM: Thursday, July 17 2:00-4:00 Location: Democracy Lab at the JANM National Center for the Preservation of Democracy Join TCA for an interactive session discussing financial, membership, artistic, and physical sustainability. TCA INFO SESSION: Friday,

Help TCA at the World Taiko Gathering

The Taiko Community Alliance will have a table in the Taiko Marketplace at the World Taiko Gathering (WTG). The World Taiko Gathering will be held July 17-20, 2014 at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in LA, and the TCA will be there to spread news about our organization and its various offerings (including...

Drum-Building Workshop with Stuart Paton

Ever wanted to have your own practice taiko? TCA is bringing the drum building to you! EVENT DETAILS: DATE: Saturday, June 21, 2014. TIME: 10:00am PDT/ 1:00pm EDT LOCATION: Livestream.com WORKSHOP LEADER: Stuart Paton, Burlington Taiko COST: FREE! *Archived recording available on Livestream.com STUART PATON Artistic Director, Teacher, and lead Taiko Maker Burlington Taiko

Learning Taiko in Japan

Ever thought about studying taiko in Japan? Taikosource.com shared their page, Learning Taiko in Japan, and this live Q&A with three taiko players who made the jump from North American Taiko to Japanese Taiko.  Click the Livestream link (above) and hear their stories. EVENT DESCRIPTION TaikoSource’s Learning Taiko in Japan series contributors: – Chris Holland...

Taiko Community 2017

Check out these amazing community events going on throughout the world!    East Coast Taiko Conference 2017 February 17-19, 2017, Brown University EVENT WEBSITE  FACEBOOK EVENT The East Coast Taiko Conference is a gathering of all levels of taiko players to celebrate their love for taiko. Through the sharing of diverse skills and styles both...

DeMystifying Grantwriting with Sue Yuen

 Have you ever wondered how to start applying for grants? Are you wondering where to look for them? Do you have a project or goal for your group that seems unattainable due to financial reasons? WEBINAR DESCRIPTION This workshop provides an overview of the grant-seeking process, including prospect research, cultivation, proposal writing and follow-up....

Executive Director Job Description

The application period is now closed. POSITION SPECIFICATIONS Position: Executive Director Reports to: Taiko Community Alliance Board Status: Exempt Location: Organization will be based in CA. Strong preference for Executive Director to be located in CA, Bay Area or Los Angeles. The Organization The Taiko Community Alliance (TCA) is a new organization dedicated to being...

NATC 2015: Welcome to Las Vegas!

SAVE THE DATE!  NATC 2015 will be held in Las Vegas from Friday June 12th through Sunday June 14th at the University of Nevada- Las Vegas!  We hope to see all of you there, supporting TCA’s first conference! The Las Vegas Taiko Community would like to extend a welcome to TCA and to all of...

NATC 2015 @UNLV: Help us choose a date

Our #TaikoTuesday announcement is that NATC will be headed to the Nevada desert in 2015!  TCA is proud to announce the site for our first North American Taiko Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on campus at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.  While the site has been selected, we need your help to find a...