Best Wishes for a Happy, Healthy, PEACEFUL, and Prosperous new year!
Taiko Center of the Pacific classes resume SUNDAY, January 7th! Taiko Tots; Family Taiko; Youth, Teen, and Adult classes; “Nice & Easy,” “Taiko for the DEAF and Hard of Hearing,” Performing Ensembles, Japanese Festival Music and more! TCP’s Annual SUMMER TAIKO INTENSIVES (STI) will be July 30-August 2 with some AWESOME Instructors! Hana Hachijo, Taiko to da Max, Tsugaru Shamisen, Katsugi, Shimedaiko, Japanese Festival Music and MORE. SAVE the DATE!!!! July 30-August 2, 2018
ALSO, Taiko Center of the Pacific Fellowship Applications are NOW being accepted for the 2018-2019 year. A great opportunity to study with Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific. Applications are due May 2, 2018. Visit: https://taikoarts.com/fellowship/
Coming up in February: performances with taiko & Tsugaru shamisen, taiko and shakuhachi, taiko and JAZZ, and more. Check our calendar for upcoming public performances!
First Moonrise of the New Year, at Makapu’u Lighthouse, at Ka’iwi State Scenic Shoreline Park
and…First Sunrise of the New Year, 7:09 am at Makapu’u Lighthouse, at Ka’iwi State Scenic Shoreline ParkAn awesome way to start off the New Year!
Wishing ALL a wonderful year-end with family and friends! Thank you for a great year! BEST to ALL for a happy, healthy, peaceful, creative, new year! Celebrate New Year’s with us: January 1 at 7:09 am: Youth Group performance at Makapuu Lighthouse, Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, gates open at 5:30 am
January 1 at 7:30 am: Duty Free Shoppers Waikiki featuring the Edo Kotobuki Jishi (traditional lion dance of Edo)
January 1 at 9 am: Royal Hawaiian Center with special guest, Abe Lagrimas, Jr. and featuring the Edo Kotobuki Jishi
TCP’s newest class, “Taiko for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing” performs Thursday, December 16 10 am at Wet Seal, Pearlridge Shopping Mall. FEEL the VIBES!
PROUD of this class! ~Chizuko and Kellie, Instructors
TCP’s 24th Annual Bonenkai (end-of-the-year gathering) will be held on Saturday, December 16 from 5:30-8:30 pm.
There will a potluck dinner, TAC silent auction, bake sale courtesy of the Youth Performing Group, gift exchange and taiko merchandise. Each of our classes will perform a piece they have been working hard to learn over these last few sessions!
Event is FREE! Come join us for a night of good food, good friends and taiko! 🙂
Saturday, December 16th
5:30 – 8:30pm
Stevenson Middle School
1202 Prospect Street, Honolulu
We are also still accepting items and services for our Silent Auction. All proceeds will go to Taiko Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports and promotes the Japanese cultural art of taiko (Japanese drumming) and its related arts through preservation, education, collaboration, and innovation.
If you have something you would like to donate, please contact:
The University of Hawaii Department of Theatre and Dance presents:
Taiko Drum and Dance: Hana Hou!
Coming this November, Taiko Center of the Pacific will be coming back to collaborate with the UH’s Theatre and Dance Department’s for their “encore” performance!
For best seats, purchase your tickets ASAP!
1770 East-West Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822
Friday, November 3rd. 7:30pm
Saturday, November 4th. 7:30pm
Sunday, November 5th. 2pm – SOLD OUT
Friday, November 10th. 7:30pm
Saturday, November 11th. 7:30pm
Sunday, November 12th. 2pm
Tickets: $8-25 / Throwback Saturday Ticket Prices on Nov 4: $5-$15
Advance SuperSaver (discount) Tickets on sale through September 1, 2017!
Free pre-show chat: Saturday, November 4 & 11 at 6:45pm.