MIDNIGHT TAIKO KAI

CALGARY'S JAPANESE DRUMMING GROUP

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WELCOME.

Welcome to the official website of Midnight Taiko – or Shinya Taiko Kai (深夜太鼓会)  a community group of performance-based Japanese drummers located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

We love to perform Japanese Taiko drumming at large, small, and private events in the Calgary area and hold classes and workshops throughout the year to share our passion for drumming with others.

Feel free to browse our website to learn more about the group history and members, upcoming performances and workshops, view our gallery and videos, and discover more about the Japanese art of Taiko drumming.

Midnight Taiko – drumming deep into the night.

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FROM THE BLOG

Check out our blog to learn more about what’s happening with the group!

December 25, 2015

2015: Year In Review

A Busy 2015 Season We really enjoy performing throughout the year and this year has been an unusually busy one, with wide variety of high-profile events including a triple-header performance for Canada Day …

October 21, 2015

Calgary Flames 2015-16 Home Opener

One of the highlights from this year’s busy drumming season was the chance to work once again with our hometown hockey team – the NHL Calgary Flames. We had been …

August 26, 2015

Taiko Drumming on CTV Morning Live

We thought we had made a big splash when we were interviewed for a Cochrane newspaper and had a radio interview during Canada Day 2015, but it didn’t compare to …

August 2, 2015

The Calgary Opera presents ‘The Mikado’

Last year we were fortunate enough to be invited to The Calgary Opera’s closing gala for their production of Madame Butterfly at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium for a …

June 29, 2015

Canada Day Festivities in Cochrane

Some of our favorite summer performances are at large events with food vendors, other performers, and crowds of families out to enjoy a good time in the (hopefully) sunny weather. We’ve …