San Jose Taiko - Taiko Weekend Intensive

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San Jose Taiko Studio
150 Montgomery Street
San Jose, California, 95110
United States



Taiko Weekend Intensive


Taiko Weekend Intensive: Naname Boot Camp
Explore the fundamentals of SJT naname (slant stand) style during this three-day workshop.

Learn:
- challenging drills to improve your technique and stamina
- exercises to sharpen your soloing skills
- ways to use movement effectively and ergonomically

Taiko Weekend Intensive (TWI) is a three-day workshop led by members of the SJT Artistic Staff designed to enhance a taiko player's abilities as a performer and member of the taiko community.  Meet fellow taiko enthusiasts from across the country and around the world.

When: October 16-18
Saturday morning to Monday afternoon.

Where:
San Jose Taiko Studio

Bring:
Bachi, a water bottle, notebook, an open mind, and an enthusiastic heart. Drums will be provided.

Cost:
$300: Includes 3 lunch and 1 dinner meals.

Requirements:
Applicants must have at least two years of taiko-playing experience. Preference will be given to applicants who are currently performing members of existing taiko groups.

Registration Deadline:
September 20th, 2010

Apply Online!
* Fill out our online application to be considered for this weekend.

* You must be present at all activities in order to participate in the weekend. Please do not apply if you think you will miss any portion of this weekend, including arriving late or leaving early for any activity.

 
Here's what past participants have said about TWI (Taiko Weekend Intensive):
"I believe you have found an effective formula for sharing not only the SJT philosophy and drumming style with others in the taiko family, but sharing the true spirit of the drums by your
example and your love for the art form". - Bill W.

"Serious taiko in joyful company." - Tiffany R.

"The workshop was the best three days of Taiko I have ever experienced." - Scott M.

Please contact taiko@taiko.org with any further questions.

 

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