IMAGINARY HOMELANDS – Feb 26 & 27

A collaboration of Okinawan music & dance, and Japanese taiko. Choreography by Yukie Shiroma and music by Kenny Endo, Norman Kaneshiro, and Derek Fujio. In the works since the beginning of the pandemic, this show has been postponed several times. Now, Imaginary Homelands is becoming a reality – February 26 (7:30 pm HT) and 27 (2 pm HT) at Windward Community College’s Paliku Theatre – a HYBRID performance both IN PERSON and LIVE and virtual LIVE-Streamed. Don’t miss it!

https://www.kennyendo.com/event_new/jan-29-30-2022-sat-sun-imaginary-homelands-concert/

SPRING SESSION II – Mar 1-April 18 ONLINE

FLASH!!!

TCP offers classes year round however, due to the covid19 situation, we are still unable to return to our practice space. Spring Session II will continue to be offered ONLINE (confirmed 2.24.22).

CHANGES in Spring Session II:

Adult Beginning II will switch to TUESDAYS – 6:30-7:25 pm NEW DAY and TIME!!!
Taiko Set, and Drills for Skills will be on hiatus for Spring II.

JOIN US! In-Person OR On-Line – Feb 5th!

7:30 pm, Saturday, February 5, 2022 – A HYBRID CONCERT!!!

In-Person and Live-Streamed from UH Orvis Auditorium
Taiko Center of the Pacific – Adult AND Youth Ensembles
IN CONCERT!!! Masked and LIVE!!! JOIN US!!!

IN-PERSON Tickets:
https://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/events/in-person-the-art-of-taiko-with-kenny-endo-and-taiko-center-of-the-pacific/

ON-LINE Tickets:
https://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/events/online-the-art-of-taiko-with-kenny-endo-and-taiko-center-of-the-pacific/

F L A S H !!!
Our KENNY ENDO Sensei was named one of 63 recipients of the prestigious United States Artists Fellowship for 2022. Selected for their artistic vision and commitment to the field. www.unitedstatesartists.org

https://midweek.com/pdf/MidWeek/2022/0202/


Learn more about TCP’s Artistic Director at: www.kennyendo.com

TCP Artistic Director, Kenny Endo

Spring Session I begins January 20th

TAP into the Rhythm of the Universe!

Spring Session I will be offered ONLINE. Please join us in continuing the beat!

Spring Session I 2022 Schedule:

Sundays
12-12:30 pm – Taiko Tots
1-1:55 pm – Adult Beginning Taiko I
2-2:55 pm – Youth Beginning Taiko I
3-3:55 pm – Youth Beginning Taiko II
4-4:55 pm – Youth Performing Ensemble & Trainees

Mondays
5:30-6:25 pm – Hachijo Taiko
6:30-7:25 pm – Taiko Set *NEW COURSE!*

Taiko Set – The practice and performance techniques of playing multiple taiko will be covered in this course, among them:  stance, grip, basic grooves, independence, moving from drum to drum, soloing, traditional Japanese rhythms, and the art of accompaniment. 16th note back beat (as found in rock and funk), Brazilian, Cuban, and patterns from Kotobuki Jishi (Tokyo Lion Dance drumming) will be covered.

Thursdays
5:30-6:25 pm – Adult Beginning Taiko II
6:30-7:25 pm – Drills for Skills

TO REGISTER, visit “store” above or https://taiko-center-of-the-pacific-387153.square.site/