August is here and that means that it’s alllllllmost time for a new season of classes here at the Mark H Taiko School! We’ve got some great stuff coming up (including three – yes THREE! – different classes for you to choose from!), so fasten your seat belts, grab your bachi, and get ready for a busy fall filled with taiko!
Sunday, September 11 AND Sunday, September 18, from 5 – 8 pm
If you’ve never tried taiko before, or if you’re looking for a refresher on your taiko fundamentals after the summer break, join us for one of our TWO Introductory Taiko Workshops coming up next month and find out what it feels like to play a drum with your whole body! These workshops are always popular, so claim your spots TODAY!
Adult Rec Class
Sundays from 5 – 7 pm, beginning on September 25
As always, our Adult Rec Class is a great opportunity for taiko players at all levels to get together and have fun hitting the big drums with a bunch of other amazing people! Like our Intro Workshops, this class usually sells out very quickly, so don’t wait to register!
Sundays from 2 – 4 pm, beginning on September 25
If you have taken at least two series of our Rec Class, want to level up your taiko mojo, AND learn an awesome taiko song, join us for a special session of our Skills Class this fall! We’ll be working on bachi control, form, and more … all while learning Mark H’s signature taiko anthem, “Shin-En”! Whether you’re new to playing this song or you’ve been playing it for years, we guarantee you’ll find this class both fun and challenging!
Tuesdays from 8 – 10 pm, beginning on September 27
Back by popular demand, our Styles Class will once again focus on Odaiko this fall! This powerful style is what many people think of when they hear the word “taiko” … and, as anyone who has ever tried playing odaiko can tell you, it’s a challenging and exhilarating experience! This intermediate-level class is a good fit for those who have completed at least three of of our Rec Class sessions.
Plus: Fall Recital!
Sunday, November 20 @ 7:30 pm
As always, our classes will wrap up with an informal, family-friendly recital. Please save the date and join us to see loads of fun taiko! The recital is a great way to kick off the holiday season and celebrate our whole Mark H Taiko community. More details on the recital will be posted here soon – stay tuned!
We can’t wait to see everyone this fall!