Learn how to play Japanese taiko drums! Beginner classes and workshops are open to adults of all ages, musical backgrounds and experience. In fact, no experience is necessary.

Sakura Sunday, 2022. Photo credit: Jen Chiappardi

We will teach you everything from proper stance, how to hold the drum sticks, striking technique, and the history and traditions of taiko. Children 12 and over are also welcome with parental supervision.


Always wanted to try Taiko but didn’t have the time, drums, or confidence to do so?

Our next Taiko Taster will be held Sunday, August 21, 2022,  from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at our dojo in Wynnefield.

The cost is $35 per person. Contact Cathi at kyodaiko.info@gmail.com register and/or for more info!
This is an intensive, hands on workshop to experience the joy of Taiko. Drums and bachi (sticks) are provided. We will follow COVID-19 precautions/procedures to keep everyone as safe as possible.
Wear comfortable clothing and non-slip shoes like sneakers. It’s a good workout, so bring a bottle of water too.
Can’t make this workshop?  Watch this space for upcoming taiko Fundamentals classes, starting this fall!