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The Taiko Network – How Our Community is Connected

Have you ever thought about how we are all connected in the taiko community? As promised, Taiko Census team member Josh Yoon utilized data collected from our 2020 Taiko Census and generated our first-ever Taiko Social Network – a visual representation of the ties we share as taiko players in an

Meet Our 2020 New Board Members

TCA is proud to introduce three new members to the Board of Directors in Fall 2020. Please join us in welcoming Jason Seymore, Joe Small, and Kate Meigneux. These additions help to round out a full capacity board for the coming year. We are excited to begin our work together, and look forward to seeing their […]

Collegiate Taiko Leadership Discussion Series

Registration is currently closed.Please contact the representatives listed below with questions.Follow this event on Facebook for the most up-to-date news. Calling all current and aspiring collegiate taiko leaders! Join us for our 3-week collegiate taiko leadership discussion series. This virtual space will be for directors, coordinators, and other collegiate taiko leaders

The Obon Music Project

In support of a growing number of virtual Bon Odori entering the summer 2020 festival scene, several artists in the taiko community have graciously granted permission to compositions, performances, and recordings to be freely available for Obon festivals, whether they are virtual or in-person. If you are planning an Obon festival in the future, please feel free to use any

TCA Awarded CAC “Statewide And Regional Networks” Grant

The California Arts Council announced a grant award of $33,250 to the Taiko Community Alliance as part of its Statewide and Regional Networks program. The Statewide and Regional Networks program is rooted in the California Arts Council’s commitment to providing practical services to working artists and constituent organizations by supporting arts service organizations and

#TaikoTuesday Insights: February

Throughout 2020, we'll be asking questions on #TaikoTuesday with a goal of learning more about our taiko community. We hope you'll feel inspired to share - who knows how many other people think like you or what new ideas you might find? February's theme was Taiko x Technology.

We’re Hiring!

Want to contribute your knowledge and skills to further the taiko community? The Taiko Community Alliance is excited to announce three new job opportunities: (1) Business Manager, (2) Program Manager, and (3) Development Manager. We're looking for passionate, driven professionals to join our team of dedicated taiko enthusiasts with a mission to empower the people and

Eugene Taiko: Celebrating 30 Years

This is a report submitted by Randy Nishimura of Eugene Taiko, recipients of a 2019 TCA Mini-Grant. Eugene Taiko’s 30th anniversary was cause for reflection and an opportunity for the current members of the ensemble to recognize the group’s founders. The group had not observed earlier milestones, so honoring its notable history was long overdue. […]

#TaikoTuesday Insights: January

Throughout 2020, we'll be asking questions on #TaikoTuesday with a goal of learning more about our taiko community. We hope you'll feel inspired to share - who knows how many other people think like you or what new ideas you might find?

Taiko Trivia: 20 Questions for 2020

January 4th is the annual National Trivia Day, and we decided to launch a 20-question challenge on Instagram to celebrate. Looking at several facets of our North American taiko history including the North American Taiko Conference, the growth and contributions of our North American and international community, and of course, the growth of the Taiko […]