Summer Taiko & Tsugaru Shamisen Intensives
Taiko Center of the Pacific's 16th Annual Summer Taiko & Tsugaru Shamisen Intensives. FIVE DAYS of intensive TAIKO (Japanese drumming) and THREE DAYS of Tsugaru shamisen (3-string banjo-like Japanese lute) study with a star-studded cast of instructors from Japan and Hawaii. Each class meets daily for 2 hours. Odaiko (big drum), chudaiko (medium size horizontal drumming), katsugi (shoulder slung drum), Hana Hachijo (graceful & powerful style of drumming from Hachijo island), taiko set (3 drums at one time), double beta-ichi (two upright drums), and Tsugaru shamisen. A great opportunity to learn a lot in a short amount of time with masters in their respective fields. Sign up for individual classes.
Event Date & Time
Monday, July 30, 2018
9:00am - 9:00pm
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Event Location
Washington Middle School
1633 S King Street, Honolulu, HI 96826
Island: Oahu
Event Cost
Taiko: $200 adults/$180 for youth to age 17; Shamisen: $150 adults/$135 for youth to age 17. (4) 50% off Youth Scholarships for the Double Beta-Uchi Taiko Class.
Event Parking
Parking Details: ample free parking
Location: 1633 S King Street, Honolulu
Event Catagory
Categories: Classes/Seminars
Cultural / Ethnic
Youth Activities

Schedule / Additional Info:
July 30 - August 3, 2018 (Monday - Friday)
9-10:45 am Taiko Set w/ Kenny Endo
11 am -12:45 pm Tsugaru Shamisen w/ Hiromitsu Agatsuma
11 am -12:45 pm Double Beta Uchi (upright drums) w/ Sho'on Shibata
1-2:45 pm Katsugi Daiko (shoulder slung drum) w/ Yosuke Oda
3-4:45 pm Odaiko (big drum) w/ Yosuke Oda
5:15-7 pm Hana Hachijo (graceful & powerful) w/ Chieko Kojima
7:15-9 pm Yokou Uchi Chudaiko (horizontal drum) w/ Yosuke Oda

Contact Information:
Promoter: Chizuko Endo
Name: chizuko
Phone: (808) 737-7236
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