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5 Things You Need to Know About Taiko in Europe

In February 2016, the very first European Taiko Conference took place in Devon, England. Conceived and instigated by Jonathan Kirby, founder of Kagemusha Taiko, the four day event saw players from ten European countries, Japan, and the United States come together to celebrate the art form in

Learning from the Audience: How San Jose Taiko Utilizes Data

In the month of May, TCA is releasing weekly blog posts about various ways the taiko community is utilizing data.  This week’s post features a Q&A with San Jose Taiko (SJT)’s Executive Director Wisa Uemura.   Wisa discusses how SJT has utilized surveys to collect audience feedback, and some tips for any groups who would like...

First Lady Plays Taiko!!!

Michelle Obama took a turn at taiko drumming earlier today in Kyoto, Japan with high school students at the Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine. For the full story, check out these links: YAHOO NEWS USA TODAY ABC NEWS JAPAN TODAY/NDTV If you’re on twitter or Facebook, send her well wishes and show her that the Taiko...

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...