what we are doing
Taiko drumming is a form of traditional Japanese drumming characterised by strong bass tone, dynamic choreography and powerful rhythem. This class will be taught by instructors from Taikoza, which is a Wellington based taiko performance group. You will play as an ensemble, which uses your whole body so it's also a great work out!
This one off class gives you a flavour of taiko drumming. Attendees of this "Introduction to Taiko Drumming" receive a 10% discount to term one of Taikoza's beginners' taiko drumming course starting on Sunday, 17 February. To experience more of Taikoza check out this video. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN72N6R4-TU)
what you will learn
brief history and background on taiko basic drumming techniques learn a simple piece of taiko rhythm and play as a group
type of lesson
your teacher will be
Murray McDonald - veteran drummer and drum maker; member of Hiroshima taiko hozonkai and founder of Taikoza Hiroshima and Taikoza Wellington.
Ben Whitton - percussionist, freelance orchestra timpanist, former member of Haere Mai Taiko at Auckland University and current member of the Wellington Fuse Circus.
Both Murray and Ben are members of Taikoza (http://taikoza.org.nz)
Cost: $24 (+GST)
How to book:
RSVP above and pay using this paypal link (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=3Y3WH3Y99TU5Q)
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our cancelation policy
If you RSVP for a class and fail to show up, you will get a "no show". Three no shows means you will be removed from chalkle. You may request to rejoin after six months.
If you cancel your RSVP:
- more than seven days = refund minus 10% admin fee.
- less than 7 days = no refund, and restricted from this class for three months.
- after 7pm night before = no refund, class restriction, and a no show will be recorded.
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