FREE Introduction to Youth Taiko Japanese Drumming

Taiko is a high-energy blend of martial arts choreography and synchronized drumming which dates back over 2,000 years.  Taiko simply means “great drum” in Japanese and has taken on the meaning of the art form.

This FREE  hands on 1 hour “Introduction to Taiko Japanese Drumming” class for kids (7 – 13 yrs.) will be offered on Wednesday January 23rd from 5:30 to 6:30pm pm. No previous music/drumming experience necessary.  The class will give an overview of basic taiko knowledge including taiko history, terminology, and basic drum info as well as introduce basic taiko stances, movement, kata, and kihon. Students will also enjoy hands on experience with the drums.

For more information or to sign up for the class, email or call (505) 294-6993. For more information on BK Taiko, their performance schedule, or their taiko classes go to or go to .