Rebecca starting playing taiko with Watsonville Taiko in California before considering a move from the west coast to the southwest. Her new love of taiko narrowed down her choices of city to settle in — Tucson became her new home in 2005 and Odaiko Sonora was one of the reasons she ended up here. Performing and playing taiko gives her energy, focus, and confidence. Rebecca is a professional artist and a designer by vocation and taiko is yet another creative outlet for her. She is also collects Japanese textiles and practices kitsuke, the art of dressing in kimono. Visit her blog Red Hot Kimono.