19 Oct Fall 2019 Taiko Foundation Workshops I & II
Ho Etsu Taiko
Taiko Foundation Workshops I & II – Fall 2019
Registration for Fall 2019 Taiko Foundation I and Taiko Foundation II is now open!
Taiko I is a 4 week class (Fridays) for $140 and Taiko II is a 5 week class (Thursdays) for $150. There is also a discounted bundle option for those who want to take both classes at once for $250. See information about each class and all three tickets options below (including a student discount option).
TAIKO FOUNDATION I consists of 4 (four) Friday evening sessions starting on November 8th, 2019. Students should be able to attend at least 3 of the 4 sessions).
In this 4 week class we will cover basic technique, including how to hit and stand at the drum, musical listening techniques, and simple taiko songs and games. No musical experience necessary! This class is a perfect introduction to taiko.
All Taiko I sessions will be held at the Midwest Buddhist Temple from 7:00-9:00 pm on the following dates:
- November 8
- November 15
- November 22
- December 6
The cost of this 4-session workshop is $140
TAIKO FOUNDATION II consists of 5 (five) Thursday evening sessions starting on November 7, 2019. Students should be able to attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions.
It is recommended that you’ve taken a Beginner’s class with us prior to signing up for this course. We will work on our upright stance and hitting techniques, incorporate movement in taiko, and explore unique time signatures. There will be an opportunity to have a mini-recital for friends and family during the 2nd half of our final class (week 5).
All Taiko II sessions will be held at the Midwest Buddhist Temple from 7:00-9:00 pm on the following dates:
- November 7
- November 14
- November 21
- December 5
- December 12
The cost of this 5-session workshop is $150
Midwest Buddhist Temple @ 435 W. Menomonee St, Chicago, 60614 (parking available behind the temple at the intersection of W. Willow St. and Hudson)
Class sizes for Taiko I and Taiko II are limited to 15 participants each so register soon!
Prior Registration is required
- A signed activity wavier will be collected at the first session
- Click “Register” and pay the fee online (as mentioned you can choose either Taiko I or Taiko II or purchase a combined ticket at a reduced price)