Home / Classes / Health & Fitness, Music / TAIKO I
(Classes limited to 28 students)

(Classes limited to 28 students)

Instructor: Kensuke Sumii, info@drumrevolution.com
Duration: 6 wks
Date range: February 1 to March 15
Date(s) of the week: Wednesday
Hour: 8–10 p.m.
Quarter: Winter 2023
Prerequisite: Age 15+ (Open to ALL students)
Address: Palo Alto HS Student Center
Price: $60 (plus $110 materials fee)
Register Now

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. 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.