Asano Taiko U.S. Grand Opening Event

 

Grand Opening

July 26-28, 2013



This summer, Asano Taiko U.S. is opening an exciting new facility dedicated to taiko in Torrance, CA!  To commemorate this momentous occasion, we are planning a Grand Opening at our facility.  In addition to a store-wide sale on instruments, there will be hands-on workshops for taiko players, a 2-day intensive, a taiko history lecture by Akitoshi Asano, and performances with guest artists from Japan and Hawaii (July 27 only) as well as the staff of the new Los Angeles Taiko Institute (LATI)!

Ticket sales for the Grand Opening begin Monday, June 3.

Reserve your spot today and join us for an exciting weekend!

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

7/26/2013 (FRIDAY)===================================

 

2-DAY TAIKO INTENSIVE

9:00am-4:20pm - LATI Staff - 1-ee-and-uh Truffle Hunt/$240

 

WORKSHOPS

9:00am-10:50am -Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka (San Francisco Taiko Dojo) - Master Class/$50

11:00am-12:50pm - Yoshikazu Fujimoto (Kodo) - Odaiko/$50

1:45pm-2:30pm - Akitoshi Asano (Asano Taiko Co., Ltd.) - Lecture on History of Taiko/FREE

2:30pm-4:20pm - Yu Imafuku (Iwami no Kaze) - Imafuku style Yatai Bayashi/$50

4:30pm-6:20pm - Shunsuke Kimura - Fue Basics for Kumidaiko/$50

4:30pm-6:20pm - Roy and PJ Hirabayashi (San Jose Taiko) - WHAT? Play taiko with Roy and PJ?/$50

 

CONCERT*

7:30pm-9:30pm/$20

 

7/27/2013 (SATURDAY)=================================

 

2-DAY TAIKO INTENSIVE

9:00am-4:20pm - LATI Staff - 1-ee-and-uh Truffle Hunt /$240

 

WORKSHOPS

9:00am-10:50am - Yuta Kato (LATI Staff) - Slant Creativity Primer/$40

11:00am-12:50pm - Yu Imafuku (Iwami no Kaze) - Imafuku style Yatai Bayashi/$50

1:45pm-2:30pm - Akitoshi Asano (Asano Taiko Co., Ltd.) - Lecture on History of Taiko/FREE

2:30pm-4:20pm - Yoshikazu Fujimoto (Kodo) - Odaiko/$50

4:30pm-6:20pm - Yoko Fujimoto (Kodo) - Voice Circle/$50

4:30pm-6:20pm - Kris Bergstrom (LATI Staff) - The Hot 7 Primer/$40

 

CONCERT*

7:30pm-9:30pm/$20

 

7/28/2013 (SUNDAY)===================================

 

MATSURI CRASHERS BATTLE

10:00am-12:30pm/FREE (contact kris at onensemble dot org for more info)


CONCERT*

2:30pm-4:30pm/$20

 

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*All three concerts present the same, 120-minute program with guest artists; 

Yoshikazu Fujimoto (Kodo), Yoko Fujimoto (Kodo), Yu Imafuku (Iwami no Kaze), Shunsuke Kimura, Eri Domoto (Iwami no Kaze), Ai Suenaga (Iwami no Kaze)

Los Angeles Taiko Institute (LATI) Staff; Yuta Kato, Kris Bergstrom, Jen Baik, Jason Osajima, David Wells, Yuri Yoshida

 

Special Guest from Hawaii; Zenshin Daiko (7/27 only)

 

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