(All workshops and classes crafted to meet your needs!)
Taiko groups embrace a team spirit and approach all learning as an opportunity for personal and community growth. Taiko requires personal effort and simultaneously creates a sense of community and purpose. Every person’s part matters to the whole group’s success.
- No experience required
- Good for all ages
- Large and small groups
- Work or school
For most, playing taiko is a novel experience, providing a level playing field where each member of the team can gain a new appreciation for their own strengths and those of their teammates.
Taiko Team Building
“How to become a team in just an hour and a half!”
This workshop enhances communication and collaboration skills. Participants connect their experience to improving workplace interactions through:
- Team spirit
Big Drum Culture
An entertaining and informative introduction to taiko history, culture and performance.
Learn about taiko’s journey from ancient Japan to present-day North America. This lecture/demo highlights:
“There’s nothing quiet about mindfulness in this experience!”
Discover how mindfulness can be applied to learning while playing taiko drums. Being aware of one’s experience as a student, musician, and team player enhances the learning, the fun and the rewards.
- Stress management
- Emotional regulation
Want to bring taiko to your school? Contact us for more information about planning and funding.
Taiko programs teach music, social emotional skills, and cultural appreciation. Taiko can help you meet your instructional goals with a range of experiences:
- Workshops and classes
- Residencies and multi-week programs
- Standards-based programming
- Academic connections (most subjects)