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Youth & Adult
TAIKO Introduction Class

Next new class will be started from
August, 5, 2017

For : 8 years old and up
Place; Bellevue College Main Campus

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Ringtaro & Asako Tateishi
The School of TAIKO
Providing the Arts Programs of Japanese Taiko drumming & Japanese Musical Instruments
based in Seattle , USA
For 5 years old and UP


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Check our School performances
by Beginner to Intermediate students !
After half a year , you will join our performance as a one of Taiko Drummers of our School!
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Little Kids Class

Little Kids TAIKO Class
for 5 years to 7 years old

The Kids studnets will have some opportunity for performing at events.
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Yourh & Adult Class

Youth & Adult class is held as the year through program
for 8 years old and up who has no Taiko experience but would like to enjoy the Taiko!

You will be performer after you belong the performance class!
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Professional Taiko Group based in Seattle
PO BOX 3311  Bellevue , WA  98009
Copyright © Japan Creative Arts, LLC. All rights reserved.
You can check member's bio, performance information and more from this web-site page.
3rd Bellevue World TAIKO Festival

Photo by Tero Patana
The School of TAIKO is produced by Japan Creative Arts for providing Japanese culture programs and cultural exchange beyond the border through mainly Taiko drumming and more musical instrument with real experience.

In addition to the school management, they hold the professional Taiko Group called " CHIKIRI" and Bellevue World TAIKO Festival and more programs by the high qualyty perfomers from Japan and worldwide.
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Japan Creative Arts
This is the third " Bellevue World TAIKO Festival" which sold out event with gathering audience from all over the US in past events.

You can enjoy the fusion of various rhythm of the DRUMS which centered Japanese Taiko Drums.

Special Guest; Kenny Endo is well known as the leading person of Taiko world in US. Also he has the honor of being the first non-Japanese national to have received anatori(stage name and masters license) inhogaku hayashi(classical drumming).

In addition of the Kenny's beautiful numbers, the traditional Taiko numbers will performed as collaboration by Kenny and local professional Taiko group CHIKIRI and also Cascades Taiko Drummers with full of human power & spirits.  Furthremore another guest performer Ian Dobson who is famous as Seattle based percussionist will create new passion with Taiko Drummers on the stage. 

Saturday, September 16  / Asian Art Museum
Place : Volunteer Park, Seattle WA
Time : 1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

3rd Bellevue World TAIKO Festival
Friday, October 6  / Carlson Theatre @ Bellevue College
Time : 6:30 pm Open       7 pm   Lecture      7:30 pm   Performance

Saturday, October 7  / Carlson Theatre @ Bellevue College
Time : 3:30 pm Open       4 pm   Lecture      4:30 pm   Performance

Japan Week
Friday, October 6  / Carlson Theatre Entrance@ Bellevue College
Pre-performance for Bellevue World TAIKO Festival
Taiko Performance Time : 3:10 pm ~ 3:25 pm
Go outside for enjoy the sounds of TAIKO!
Great summer program
For 4 years old - 10 years old

Join the mailing list for getting the schedule for Summer Camp 2018

Students will learn the Japanese music arts mainly Taiko movements and rhythms through 5 days session.
Besides the fun physical and musical experience, campers also learn the creativity, expression, cooperation and much more !

* The contents will be changed without notification.

3rd Worlg Taiko Festival
Photo by Marcia Campbell
Friday, October 6 
6:30 pm   Open      
7:00 pm   Lecture     
7:30 pm   Performance

Saturday, October 7
3:30 pm   Open      
4:00 pm   Lecture     
4:30 pm   Performance

Carlson Theatre
  @Bellevue College

General Admission/Free Parking
Friday, October 6 
Carlson Theatre@Bellevue College
6:30 pm   Open      
7:00 pm   Lecture     
7:30 pm   Performance

Saturday, October 7
Carlson Theatre@Bellevue College
3:30 pm   Open      
4:00 pm   Lecture     
4:30 pm   Performance

General Admission/Free Parking