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Introduction to Taiko (Japanese Drum) Member Picks

When: Sat., Aug. 22, 1 p.m. 2009

Join Japan America Society of Chicago members and guests for an exclusive taiko (Japanese drum) workshop with Amy Homma, Head Instructor and Tatsu Aoki, Artistic Director of Tsukasa Taiko. Workshop will include a taiko demonstration and lecture presentation on Japanese history, music and culture. Participants will have an opportunity to learn basic drumming beats and techniques and will be able to perform a short piece at the end of the session. 1:00-1:30 p.m. Registration 1:30-3:00 p.m. Taiko Workshop $35 Members/ $40 Non-Members Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a bottle of water. Bachi (drumming sticks) will be provided for use at the workshop. Minimum 10 participants. Maximum 20 participants. Ages 15 and older. 4427 N. Clark Street.

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