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(Classes limited to 20 students)

TAIKO
(Classes limited to 20 students)

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Instructor: Kensuke Sumii, info@drumrevolution.com
Date(s) of the week: Wednesday
Hour: 8–10 p.m.
Quarter: Winter 2020
Prerequisite: Age 15+
Address: Palo Alto HS Student Center

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 2 hours. All equipment—including drums and sticks—are provided.

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.

There is a $60 material fee (Section A) and $100 materials fee (Section B) payable to the instructor at the first class to cover the drum heads replacement.

SECTION A (Open to CONTINUING students)

Duration: 4 wks
Date range: January 8 to January 29
Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
Hour: 8–10 p.m.
Address: Palo Alto HS Student Center
Price: $30 (Plus $60 materials fee)
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SECTION B (Open to ALL students)

Duration: 7 wks
Date range: February 5 to March 25
(No class: February 19.)
Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
Hour: 8–10 p.m.
Address: Palo Alto HS Student Center
Price: 60 (Plus $100 materials fee)
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