Taiko Workshops

Tokyo-based Taiko drummer Keita Kanazashi will be teaching the art of Taiko.
He also held a Taiko drum workshop in 2016 on Salt Spring Island.

Keita Kanazashi

Date: April 18th 2018 (Wednesday)
Location: Lions Hall (Hart Bradley Hall)
103 Bonnet Ave. Salt Spring Island V8K 2K8

Instructor: Keita Kanazashi (with translator)

Contact and inquiries:
Japanese Garden Society of Salt Spring Island
Rumi:<rkanesaka@gmail.com> (tel: 250-653-4774)

A: Everyone Welcome Class
Time: one hour from 16:00 to 17:00
Anyone who wants to know about the Taiko drum.
No limit to the number of participants
Cost: $10
Goal: Participants will be introduced to Taiko

B: Beginners Class
Time: 90 minutes from 17:30 to 19:00
Anyone wants to learn how to play Taiko.
Class size: 20 participants
Cost: Adult $30 High School students and under $10
Goal: Participants will learn a simple composition and perform it at the end of the class

C: Enthusiasts Class
Anyone who is enthusiastic about Taiko and learn more about drumming.
Time: 2 hours from 19:30 to 21:30
Class size: up to 10 participants / Age 15 years and older
Cost :$35
Goal: Participants learn and memorize Keita’s original composition, and perform it at the end of the class.
The participants of this class could perform the composition at the concert the next day.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

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