Japanese Taiko Drumming

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With Chad Nakagawa.

Learn about the art and spirit of taiko drumming from one of Hilo's best: Chad Nakagawa, current leader of Taishoji Taiko. Taiko drumming is both art and physical exercise. Be prepared for improving your fitness and coordination while learning about the culture, protocols, rhythm and technique. Two compositions will be taught in this session.

Age 9 and up. No experience is necessary.

Required materials are provided.

Dates:
  1. Mon, Feb 25, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  2. Mon, Mar 4, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  3. Mon, Mar 11, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  4. Mon, Mar 25, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  5. Mon, Apr 1, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  6. Mon, Apr 8, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  7. Mon, Apr 15, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  8. Mon, Apr 22, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  9. Mon, Apr 29, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
  10. Mon, May 6, 2019 @ 5:00pm-6:30pm, at UH Hilo Old Gym
Cost:
$85.00
Class Code:
191F2031
Tags:
Creative Arts

This class is in progress but unavailable for new registrations. Let us know if you’d like to be notified of upcoming classes like this one.

Meet your Instructor

Chad NakagawaChad Nakagawa is the Artistic Director of Taishoji Taiko, a local group in Hilo, Hawaiʻi that was formed in the 1980s. With over 20 years of taiko experience, Chad has learned under the direction of Taiko masters such as Kenny Endo of the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble, Marco Lienhard of Taikoza, Yoshikazu Fujimoto of Kodo, Seichi Tanaka of San Francisco Taiko Dojo, and many others.