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President, Co-Founder

Ben has been Taiko drumming since 1998, initially playing freestyle in city parks and cultural events. Ben Lim founded Midnight Taiko in 2006 with Charlie and Jenny, bringing with them a combined 15 years of experience from various Taiko groups in Japan and the United States. He continues to lead the group with his drumming experience and acts as a liaison between the group and the Calgary Japanese community. Aside from playing Taiko, Ben is a 5th-degree black belt in Aikido and head instructor at his own newly-opened dojo – Masa Kororo Aikido. He also loves to do ballroom and Latino dancing.