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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: Fall 2019
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.

Students who join 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. No individuals with physical impairments, past injuries or medical conditions should sign up for this class. Instructor reserves right to reject questionable physical conditions and/or require a doctor’s written permission and written waver of liability.

There is a $100 materials fee payable to the instructor at the first class to cover the drum heads replacement.

SECTION A (Open to ALL students)

Duration: 7 wks
Date range: September 4 to October 16
(No class: July 3.)
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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SECTION B (Open to CONTINUING students) **No new students are accepted until February 2020**

Duration: 7 wks
Date range: October 23 to December 18
(No class: October 30 and November 27.)
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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