~ Bring TAIKO to the World ~
A portion of ticket sales and donations of " Bellevue World TAIKO Festival" has became Drums which made by Asano Taiko for Tohoku.
Japan Creative Arts and The School of TAIKO are doing the mission of
" Bring TAIKO to the World"
This program is holding for spread Taiko world to the all over the world especially for where to difficut to make the Taiko Group at the place.
As a first time donation, we are bring the Taiko to the " Ohira Vilage Taiko School" in Miyagi Prefecture at January 9th, 2015. This group formed by local people and evacuee by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011 for making new relationship with them and getting the power by sounds of Taiko.
We really appreciate for all donors for this program. Special Thanks to Asano Taiko Co. Ltd,(Ishikawa prefecture) who has made Taiko Drums for them with huge donation and coordinator, Tokio Takahashi who is former member of Kodo and leader of "Atoa" ,Taiko group based in Sendai city.
We hope that this will be made a step in returning a normal life to victims of the disaster.
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My First TAIKO Workshop !
We will have the workshop for starter person at Bellevue.
Place: Bellevue College
Fee : $20.00
For : Starter person
Age : 8 years and up
The next workshop will be
Saturday, February 28, 2015.
Please check here for more infomation.
Ringtaro & Asako Tateishi
The School of TAIKO
Providing the Arts Programs of Japanese Taiko drumming
& Japanese Musical Instruments based in Seattle , USA
Seattle is famous forsending new innovations to the world, like Sturbacks,Costco and many IT solutions.
Taking advantage of various skills from his experience in ONDEKOZA and performances at EPCOT, Walt Disney World, our Artistic director RINGTARO TATEISHI is forming his new group which shows ancient Japanese culture with taste of music around the world. Together with co-founder Asako Tateishi, he will send new wave from Seattle, WA.
This new group will use high quality Taiko made by ASANO TAIKO, a world renowned Taiko maker for creating sounds which beat directly into your heart..
In starting our new challenge, we are open the apprentice positions to whom eager and sincere talented person for become our performing member and instructor from United States and Japan.
Please check the information below to make your future great with us!
Apprentice positions for our Professional Taiko Group are now open for you!
Let's make the new flow of the TAIKO world
from Seattle, together!
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!
You can get more information !
For joining into the our friends circle,
just use few seconds with clicking below.
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.
Mom and Me
This program is for the family member with 4 to 7 years child /children.
Any family combination are welcome; kid and Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa.
My First Taiko Workshop
Want to hit the TAIKO?
This is the great opportunity for YOU who want to try the TAIKO!
Workshop participants will get a privilege when applying to our regular class.
You can apply / get information for TAIKO programs today!
The TAIKO donation will be arrived at Tohoku!
Here is our Mascot Charactor which is designed by Ringtaro Tateishi,our Artistic Director.
His name is " DonTA!!"
We hope he becomes the character loved by many people!
You can get the sticker of DonTA!! at our booth in various events , also the Cherry Blossom Festival in April. Please stop by our booth.
Also, you will get stickers by mail delivered soon!
Please make a gift today, to share your love of TAIKO!
Yourh & Adult Class
Youth & Adult class is
for 8 years old and up who has no Taiko experience
The class will be held as the year through program
You will be performer after you belong the performance class!
The members of Ohira Village Taiko School
Mission 1 / Bring TAIKO to the World!! ~ TAIKO Web ~
Mission 2 / Bring Sounds of TAIKO to the World!!