Youth Classes

Youth Beginning I

This course is geared for children ages 5-12. Basic form, technique, philosophy, practice pieces and cultural customs associated with the art form will be introduced. An adult must accompany the child during all class times. Enrollment limited.

Sundays 2:00-2:55pm Washington Middle School Choral Room

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Youth Beginning II

Open to youth who have successfully completed two or more sessions of Level I. Basics learned in Beginning Taiko I will be reinforced and expanded upon. Movement exercises in preparation for soloing will be introduced. An adult must accompany the child during all class times. Enrollment limited.

Sundays 3:00-3:55pm Washington Middle School Choral Room

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Youth Intermediate

This course is for children who have successfully completed Beginning Taiko II or those with a background in taiko. The class will cover basic form, exercises, movement, philosophy, centering, and balance. Practice pieces, bass pattern exercises, festival music and performance pieces will be introduced and developed. Enrollment limited.

Tuesdays 5:00-5:55pm Washington Middle School Choral Room

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Youth Performance Training

Open to youth who have successfully completed Intermediate Taiko or have a background in Taiko and interest, talent, and potential to become a performer. Review of basic foundations of technique and form are on-going. Emphasis is on developing ensemble drumming and performance skills. Instructor’s permission required for enrollment. Please contact us for more information.

Youth Advance Taiko

This course is for youth who have successfully completed Youth Performance Training or have previous Taiko experience. Review of basic form, exercises, movement, philosophy, etc. is on-going. Class is geared to develop and polish ensemble drumming, technique, form and performance skills. Instructor’s permission required for enrollment. Please contact us for more information.

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