The secret to hitting the right note with the Taiko is by giving a slight flick of the wrist upon impact. This sort of tempers the strike and gives a resonating sound of hitting the drums full force.
This is just one of the secrets revealed to students as they take their journey through their Taiko school. A lot more tips and secrets will be revealed during the course of the lessons. Continue reading “It’s All in the Flick of the Wrists”
The North American Taiko Conference in cooperation with Taikoconference.org will be conducting a Concert for Solidarity. They have invited all Taiko ensembles who wish to perform at the aid event to coordinate with both groups to arrange their scheduled performances.
The Japanese Embassy in Philadelphia has pledge to donate Taiko equipment to the Lower Merion High School in Philadelphia, after school officials requested for the equipment early this year. The emissaries at the Japanese Embassy then wrote