TCP Performing Ensemble performs a variety of musical forms including kumi daiko, Edo Bayashi, Edo Kotobuki Jishi (lion dance from Edo), as well as Endo’s contemporary styles combining taiko with various instruments such as vibraphone, koto, woodwinds and other percussion. The TCP Performing Ensemble emphasizes musicality, technique, form and excellence.
Members: Kenny Endo, Chizuko Endo, Kirstin Pauka, Eric Chang, Tiffanie Masutani, Mika Yamazaki, Brock Asato, Sho’on Shibata, Danielle Mihata, Kellie Matsudaira, and Jason Ihm.
Trainees: Tanya Downer, Aki Conquest, Maureen Kearns, Gabrielle Cohen, William Welsh, Marley Kirton, Elizabeth Mager, Lani Villanueva, Stephanie Nagai, Joy Ogasawara, and Allison Eckhardt
- small and large performances
- corporate events
- celebration events (weddings, baby luaus, anniversary parties, etc)
- educational programs: