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2022 TCA Grants Recipients Announced

Taiko Community Alliance is honored to announce our 2022 TCA Grant recipients.  We received more applications this cycle than any other year we have offered the grants!  It is so encouraging and exciting to see the post-pandemic amp-up of taiko performances, projects, community, and artistry.

2022 TCA Grants Program

*Thank you for your interest, the 2022 Grants Program is now closed. The Taiko Community Alliance is seeking proposals for grants to support projects that align with, further, and promote the mission of TCA in alignment with our core values and guiding principles. New for 2022, we are excited to announce that we have further...

NATC “Talk-Story” Community Check-In Meetings

As the taiko community cautiously emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to hear from you!  What should the next iteration of Taiko Conference look like?  Where should it be held?  What’s your favorite part of Conference?  Join us for an informal deep-dive on all things NATC!  Nothing is off the table – NATC-Regional?  NATC-Virtual? ...


TCA is proud to celebrate the graduating taiko players in our community with the third year of Congra-CHU-lations (see what we did there)? We are grateful for our wonderful collegiate taiko community which has remained active and committed despite the multiple challenges that the past two years have presented, and we are planning a fantastic...

Why leadership?

In our last article, Roy Hirabayashi provided a definition of leadership for us to consider. In this space, I would like to explore why leadership is important.