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(Classes limited to 24 students)
(Open to ALL Students)

TAIKO 1-B
(Classes limited to 24 students)
(Open to ALL Students)

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Taiko
Instructor: Kensuke Sumii, info@drumrevolution.com
Duration: 6 wks
Hour: 4–6 p.m.
Quarter: Fall 2022
Prerequisite: None
Address: Palo Alto HS Student Center
Price: $60 ($110 materials fee) per section

Taiko is the art of Japanese drumming, which develops self-expression and musical creativity. This course engages in Uchikomi based practice. You should have a sense of rhythm and/or stamina to hit drums for two hours.

NOTE: Taiko is a physical activity requiring fitness and stamina. It requires peak physical conditioning and flexible joints and muscles. Individuals with physical concerns should check with their physician before enrolling in this class. All students will be required to sign a waiver of liability.

  • The practice is similar to a martial art one. No accessory and no food allowed in class. No jewelry (watch, ring, earring, necklace and bracelet), socks and shoes (except Tabi) allowed in class.
  • All equipment –- including drums and sticks –- are provided.
  • There will be a $110 materials fee payable to the instructor at the first class to cover the drum heads replacement.

SECTION A (Open to ALL Students)

Duration: 6 wks
Date range: August 28 to October 1
Day(s) of the week: Saturday / 9/10 & 10/1 AND Sunday / 8/28, 9/4, 9/18 & 9/15
Hour: 4–6 p.m.
Address: Palo Alto HS Student Center
Price: $60 ($110 materials fee)
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SECTION B (Open to ALL Students)

Duration: 6 wks
Date range: October 9 to November 27
(No class: October 30 & November 20.)
Day(s) of the week: Sunday
Hour: 4–6 p.m.
Address: Palo Alto HS Student Center
Price: $60 ($110 materials fee)
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SECTION C (Open to ALL Students)

Duration: 6 wks
Date range: December 4 to January 22
(No class: December 25 & January 1, 2023.)
Day(s) of the week: Sunday
Hour: 4–6 p.m.
Address: Palo Alto HS Student Center
Price: $60 ($110 materials fee)
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