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Inaugural Advisory Council

TCA’s inaugural Advisory Council was introduced at NATC 2019 by Derek Oye. This group of foundational members of the taiko community were selected to serve for at least 2 years to advise the existing Board of Directors. This group of individuals have been chosen from across the country

Taiko Voices Journal: The Framework

This is the fourth in a series of posts by Heidi Varian, Project Coordinator for Taiko Voices, the 50th Anniversary Song Commission sponsored by TCA. APRIL: The Framework “Every beat has a story and the sounds we produce are the projection of that story.” Ryan Kimura This month, Taiko Voices added to the framework of the Taiko Voices composition. After […]

Buddhist Taiko Gathering

This is a report submitted by Elise Fujimoto, event coordinator.  Jun Daiko was a recipient of a 2018 TCA Mini-Grant to support a Bay Area Buddhist Temple Taiko Gathering. On Saturday April 14th, 2018, 100 taiko players, instructors, volunteers, and supporters convened at Mountain View Buddhist Temple in Mountain View, California for the first Bay Area […]

TCA Launch: Opening Session

Livestream of the TCA Launch is archived here: TCA Launch Meeting The TCA Launch Meeting opened with an official welcome from Geoff Noone, the TCA Launch Meeting Coordinator. Alan Okada, member of the TCA Advisory Board, then introduced the purpose of the TCA Launch Meeting and outlined the desired outcomes for the weekend. This was […]