Taiko for the Deaf Community


The Taiko for the Deaf Community class is currently on hiatus due to the covid19 pandemic. We look forward to the return of this class when in-person classes resume!  2022!!!!

2019 deaf & hard of hearing bonenkai

Photo credit: Christopher Polanzi

A Beginning I Taiko class accompanied by a sign language interpreter. Class material is the same as Adult Beginning I but is geared for the Deaf Community.  In 2018, the class performed for Deaf Santa, and Sprint’s Relay Hawaii 15th Year Crystal Anniversary Celebration. 

“Feel the Beat,” a short video by Kaycee Nakashima:

Feel The Beat of the Drum

Instructor: Chizuko Endo