2018-2019 TCP Fellowship Recipients

Taiko Center of the Pacific is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 TCP Fellowship Recipients. This year, we have accepted FOUR new Fellows!

They are:  Marley Kirton (Providence, RI), Elizabeth Mager (St Louis, MO), Allison Eckardt (Phoenix, AZ), and William Welsh (Honolulu, HI).

We look forward to drumming together and welcoming them to Hawaii!

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Its going to be an AWESOME SUMMER in Hawaii!

Taiko Center of the Pacific’s 16th Annual Summer Taiko Intensives
July 30-August 3  – FIVE DAYS of TAIKO in HAWAII with a stellar cast of instructors!  Discounts for 3 or more courses ends May 2. Register Now!

FOUR partial youth scholarships for the Sho’on Shibata “Double Beta-Uchi” STI class are available through the generous support of the Dr. Ric Fund for Education, Arts, and Culture of the Hawai’i Community Foundation.  Applications are due June 2nd. Awardees will be notified by July 2nd. To apply, please fill out the application and email it to taikoarts@gmail.com.

Summer Taiko Intensive 2018 Youth Scholarship!

Taiko Center of the Pacific is excited to be able to offer FOUR Youth Scholarships for Sho’on Shibata’s Double Beta-Uchi course at this year’s Summer Taiko Intensive. These scholarship were made possible thanks to the generous support of the Dr. Ric Fund for Education, Arts and Culture of the Hawai’i Community Foundation!

Applications are due June 2nd. Awardees will be notified by July 2nd. To apply, please fill out the application and email it to taikoarts@gmail.com.

HAPPY NEW YEAR of the DOG!

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!