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Taiko Course for Adults

Experience the power of traditional Japanese Taiko through untraditional rhythms. The  Course engages participants to an enjoyable atmosphere to unify their body-mind-spirit.

The course introduces an innovative Unique Drumming style invented by our group, in which we utilized the foundation of Japanese Taiko with different elements from various culture. It is a new art form which allows you to learn traditions in an untraditional way. Most importantly, the regular drumming class offers you a means of getaway, a pioneering way for recreational exercise, and an extraordinary tool to alleviate your daily stress.

What is Taiko?

Taiko has more than two thousand years of history in Japan. In early years, it was used in war for startling the enemy. Gradually it was accustomed as a tool for folk festivals and religious ceremonies, and currently widely used as a music accompaniment. Taiko is used in religious rituals for praying due to its robust sound, as if the voice of God. While in folk festivals, the sound of Taiko mimics natural power, such as rain or wind, to scare off demons. Taiko, as compared to other types of drums such as jazz drums, emphasizes more on the coherence of beat and “form” – a term Japanese use in describing body motion. Thus, strong visual impacts created by the variety of imaginative movements become the prominent feature of Taiko Drumming. In addition, Taiko Drumming is characterized by an ensemble playing on different drums, which requires coordination and cooperation between members, and as a result, Taiko Drumming has become a highly-energized medium in blending music, bodily power, and team collaboration.

Schedule

Regular
@KT

19:15

Advanced

@CW

20:15

Regular

@CW

19:00

Advanced

@CW

19:30

Regular

@KT

20:15

Regular

@KT

19:00

Regular

@KT

20:15

Tuesday

Thursday

Monday

Wednesday

Friday

19:00

19:30

20:00

20:30

21:00

21:30

Intro

@KT

20:30

Regular

@KT

19:00

Intro

@CW

19:30

Intro

@CW

20:15

Class Detail
 
Introductory Taiko

Target: For those who are with no prior taiko experience

Kwun Tong Centre

  • Monday Class (KT1-MON2030)

    • Date: 16/11, 23/11, 30/11, 7/12/2020 

    • Time: 20:30-21:30

    • Fee: $780 (4 Classes)

    • Status: Recruiting >> Apply Now!

Chai Wan Centre

  • Monday Class (CW1-MON1930)

    • Date: 16/11, 23/11, 30/11, 7/12/2020 

    • Time: 19:30-20:30

    • Fee: $780 (4 Classes)

    • Status: Recruiting >> Apply Now!
       

  • Friday Class (CW1-FRI2015)

    • Date: 20/11, 27/11, 4/12, 11/12/2020 

    • Time: 20:15-21:15

    • Fee: $780 (4 Classes)

    • Status: Recruiting >> Apply Now!

Regular Taiko

Target: Recommended for those who completed introductory taiko, who are with preliminary knowledge about taiko, or taiko lovers who experienced any other taiko classes.
 

Kwun Tong Centre

  • Monday Class (KT2-MON1915)

    • Date: 2/11, 9/11, 16/11, 23/11, 30/11, 7/12/2020 

    • Time: 19:15-20:15

    • Fee: $1170 (6 Classes)  │  $220 (Single Class)

    • Status: Full

  • Wednesday Class (KT2-WED1900 / KT2-WED2015)

    • Date: 4/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 2/12, 9/12/2020

    • Time: 19:00-20:00 / 20:15-21:15

    • Fee: $1170 (6 Classes)  │  $220 (Single Class)

    • Status: Full

  • Friday Class (KT2-FRI1900 / KT2-FRI2015)

    • Date: 6/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 4/12, 11/12/2020 

    • Time: 19:00-20:00 / 20:15-21:15

    • Fee: $1170 (6 Classes)  │  $220 (Single Class)

    • Status: Full

Chai Wan Centre

  • Friday Class (CW2-FRI1900)

    • Date: 6/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 4/12, 11/12/2020 

    • Time: 19:00-20:00

    • Fee: $1170 (6 Classes)  │  $220 (Single Class)

    • Status: Full

Advanced Taiko

Target: Recommended for those who have finished introductory taiko and basic taiko AND are proficient in all relevant content (e.g. basic posture, form, kuchisouga etc). Get ready for more challenges! Participants who have other equivalent taiko experiences will also be considered under special circumstances.

Chai Wan Centre

  • Wednesday Class (CW3-WED1930)

    • Date: 4/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 2/12, 9/12/2020

    • Time: 19:30-20:45

    • Fee: $1170 (6 Classes)  │  $220 (Single Class)

    • Status: Full
       

  • Friday Class (CW3-FRI2015)

    • Date: 6/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 4/12, 11/12/2020

    • Time: 20:15-21:30

    • Fee: $1170 (6 Classes)  │  $220 (Single Class)

    • Status: Full

Private Taiko

Target: From beginners who are looking for a taste of what taiko art is, to players who are seeking for deeper understanding of taiko art and professional development. Lessons are personalized in various topics for students of all levels.

  • Date: To be negotiated

  • Time: To be negotiated

  • Fee: Excursion price is based on group size

 
 
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