Are you ready to CONNECT?
Save the date and get all of the details on our CONNECT 2020 page!
As many of you know (or at least suspected), CONNECT 2020 – which was originally scheduled for August – has sadly been postponed until next year.
AND NOW WE HAVE A DATE! We are postponing a full year so that we can all feel comfortable playing taiko together and connecting, person to person, as was always the main focus!
It is with much excitement (and anticipation!) that I announce our dates for next year! Please, hold onto July 31- Aug 1, 2021 (with a day or two at either end to travel and/or see the sights). We’ll be updating our CONNECT pages to reflect this new info shortly, and REGISTRATION IS OPEN for anyone who wants to go ahead and save their spot for this unique conference now happening in 2021!
Until then, Stay Safe, Stay Strong and Move Forward!
— Mark H
If you’re a taiko player and you haven’t yet discovered the Talkin’ Taiko with Tyrone podcast, you are missing out! Tyrone Nakawatase chats with his taiko friends around the world and their conversations give you all kinds of insight into the taiko community at large. Recently, Tyrone sat down with Mark H and Kristen to chat about their taiko history and what’s coming up at CONNECT 2020. Check it out!
If you’re looking for even more great taiko convos and want to get pumped for CONNECT 2020, don’t miss his interviews with our instructors Michelle Fujii and Toru Watanabe of Unit Souzou, Yurika Chiba, and David Wells, as well as Katsuji Asano from our amazing CONNECT 2020 sponsor, Asano Taiko U.S.! (and of course Mark H’s earlier appearance from last year!)