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#TaikoTuesday 12.3.2013

In honor of Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten’s $10K challenge donation to TCA, we’d like to show our appreciation to all taiko drum makers everywhere!  Post your favorite piece of taiko equipment!!!  If you don’t have a photo… tell us your favorite drum making story!

Give the Gift of TCA Membership!

Wondering what gift to get for a fellow taiko enthusiast?  With the holiday season moving swiftly upon us, take some time to consider pledging TCA charter membership for a fellow taiko player, or taiko supporter!  You can give the gift of membership today! Just like the rest of our charter memberships, these gift memberships are...


We all have our own unique taiko journeys.  Let’s celebrate Thanksgiving together by posting a photo of a taiko player you’re thankful for! On this Taiko Tuesday, TCA is thankful to be part of such a vibrant and diverse community. Thanks to all of you for your support so far! #taikotuesday

Announcing #TaikoTuesday!

In an effort to spread the taiko love, the Taiko Community Alliance is starting a campaign called #TaikoTuesday. This will be the first of many, and to kick it off, we’re encouraging all of you to open your gallery on your computer, your phone, or wherever it is you store pictures and post the first...

Introducing TaikoSource!!

TCA is proud to announce our partnership with Taikosource.com! Check out their website for an extensive taiko glossary, taiko database, a feed of live taiko tweets, and so much more!!! Check out TaikoSource

100 Club Membership

Has everyone in your taiko group become a charter member of TCA? Become part of the TCA 100 Club by encouraging all members of your group to join!! Once everyone in your group has pledged his or her charter membership, fill out the webform below to add your group’s name to the TCA 100 Club!!...

Introducing Taikothon!

Watch the inaugural taiko-thon here: Taiko-thon 2013 Thank you to all the groups who participated in Taiko-thon 2013, the first of its kind. TCA hosted the first-ever Taiko-thon, an on-line event, to kick-off our Charter Membership and fundraising campaign. Our goal was to raise $50,000 by December 31st. If you missed it, click the Livestream...

NATC 2015: Request for Proposals

The planning process for the 2015 North American Taiko Conference (NATC) has begun. If you are forming a committee to explore options for hosting NATC 2015, please refer to the instructions below and make contact with NATC Committee Chairman, Stan Shikuma at sktaiko1@mac.com. Request for Proposal: 2015 NATC TCA is putting out a Request for...