Photo credit: Stephen Kimmel (April 2017, Morris Arboretum)

Photo credit: Stephen Kimmel (April 2017, Morris Arboretum)

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.

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? Then come to our first “Taiko Taster” beginner workshop of 2021!

Saturday, September 25 from 4-6pm  at our dojo in Wynnefield (near City Ave). The cost is $25 per person (payable by check or venmo – must be prepaid to hold your spot). Email or message us on Facebook to 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.


For more information on classes, contact KyoDaiko at