(FOR SCHOOL) Taikoza
May 10, at 10:30 am$9
SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE: WED, MAY 10, 2023, 10:30 AM
TICKETS: $9 per Students; FREE for Teachers, Nurses, and Paraprofessionals
Recommended grades: K-12
Experience the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Japanese Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Hear the 150-pound Taiko drums give thunderous voice to traditional and new compositions. Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums—and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings: big drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying and room-thumping energy!
ABOUT TAIKOZA: This Japanese taiko drum group has dazzled audiences worldwide with its electrifying performances since 1995. Taikoza draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance and is inspired by the many festivals and rhythms of Japan. “Beginnings,” Their first album was nominated for a 2004 Just Plain Folks Music Award. Taikoza has appeared on ESPN at the Sumo Tournament held at Madison Square Garden, and have toured internationally. You can also hear Taikoza in the Nintendo game “Red Steel.”
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