In this three-day workshop, you will learn about the history of Taiko and the fundamentals of Taiko drumming. You will learn common rhythms and backbeats along with drumming drills and exercises on the beta (flat) stand, and work towards performing a traditional Taiko piece. We hope you will come away with an appreciation for the art of Taiko and basic drumming skills to help you begin your Taiko journey.
Skills you will learn:
- Proper stance, how to hold the bachi (drumsticks), drum strike form
- Playing on beta (flat) stand
- Backbeats and rhythms
- Working towards a traditional Taiko piece
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