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East Coast Taiko Conference 2019

This is a report submitted by Andrew Kihara on behalf of Yamatai Taiko, Cornell University, hosts of ECTC 2019. Yamatai Taiko was the recipient of a 2019 TCA Mini-Grant. The East Coast Taiko Conference (ECTC) 2019 was held on February 22-24 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. The

2019 Mini-Grants Awarded

With an on-going commitment to empower people to pursue and advance taiko, TCA rolled out its most generous mini-grant program to date. Over $10,000 is being awarded to six projects that reflect the inspiring diversity of geography, group philosophy, and membership of North American taiko. From honoring group history in Eugene and New York City, to making taiko […]

East Coast Taiko Conference 2018

The East Coast Taiko Conference (ECTC) was hosted on February 9–11, 2018, by Taiko Tides at Stony Brook University. ECTC is an important annual gathering for taiko enthusiasts and groups primarily from, but not limited to, the eastern US and Canada. ECTC serves an important role to help unite our diverse community. Collegiate, community, and professional […]

2018 Mini-Grants Awarded

TCA is proud to announce the mini grant projects that will be receiving funding in 2018. 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of taiko in North America, and TCA has dedicated a total of $5,000 to the mini-grant program in honor of this milestone. Project proposals were evaluated on the following criteria: Alignment with TCA mission- 40% […]

TCA at ECTC 2017

This is a report submitted by Jane Lin, Co-Chair of the Program Committee, and Collegiate Taiko Advisory Group (CTAG) lead.  Earlier this month, I traveled across the United States with Linda Uyechi, Jun Daiko member and Stanford Taiko faculty advisor, to attend the 2017 East Coast Taiko Conference hosted by Gendo Taiko in Providence, Rhode Island. […]

TCA Helps Collegiate Taiko

Every year, one collegiate taiko group welcomes the collegiate taiko community to their college campus to learn from the masters of the art form and share what each group has accomplished. This is the Intercollegiate Taiko Invitational, started in 1995 focusing on west coast collegiate groups. Yet, with no institutional memory, each time a school […]

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 […]