Gendo Taiko Fall Workshops

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Gendo Taiko is hosting a series of workshops this fall! Come hit some drums with us, learn more about the art of Taiko and play some cool rhythms! No experience is necessary.
 
Open workshops are for anyone and everyone, and will be Tuesday Sept. 11th and Thursday Sept. 13th. 
 
If you’ve caught the Taiko bug and want to audition for our group, come to our audition workshops Sunday Sept. 16th and the following Tuesday Sept. 18th! Auditions will be Thursday Sept. 20th.
 
We look forward to seeing lots of you there! 
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WaterFire Lighting Ceremony – July 28th

Come join us next Saturday at Providence’s signature event, WaterFire, as we perform in support of World Hepatitis Day! We have prepared an electrifying basin performance for you all. You don’t want to miss it!

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GRAVITY 2018

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FRIDAY, MARCH 16
SATURDAY, MARCH 17
7PM | RISD AUDITORIUM | FACEBOOK EVENT | TRAILER

Brown/RISD’s one and only Japanese drumming group, Gendo Taiko, is excited to invite you to our annual performance– GRAVITY!

Taiko is a group performance art that combines traditional Japanese drumming with elements of martial arts and modern jazz. Join us for a night of captivating movements and fire beats!

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$5 Pre-Sale | $10 at the door

WaterFire Full Lighting—August 5th

Join us at WaterFire this Saturday, August 5th, and support the fight against Hepatitis C! You won’t want to miss our riveting basin AND boat performances, including an original piece written this year by our former director!

For more information, click HERE

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Newport Black Ships Festival 2017

We’re excited to announce that we will be welcoming Japanese dignitaries, Rhode Island Officials, and the US Navy at the 34th Annual Black Ships Festival!

Join us this Saturday at 7:45 PM, on the lawn of the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, as we celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Kanagawa and the sister city relationship between Newport and Shimoda. We have an exciting lineup prepared!

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|| GRAVITY || Spring Show 2017

FRIDAY: APRIL 14, 2017 | 7PM | RISD AUDITORIUM | FACEBOOK EVENT

Brown/RISD’s one and only Japanese drumming group, Gendo Taiko, is thrilled to invite you to our annual spring show – GRAVITY!!

Taiko is a group performance art that combines traditional Japanese drumming with elements of martial arts and modern jazz. Join us for a night of captivating movements and fire beats!

For the first time ever, Gendo Taiko is excited to showcase a collaboration with Impulse Dance Company and Brown’s Brazilian drumming group, Bloco da Brown! GET HYPED for this explosive performance of power, rhythm, dance, and many more!

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$5 Pre-Sale | $7 at the door

Purchase Tickets through:

1.) ONLINE: Brown Marketplace

2.) AT RISD: CSI (Carr Haus 2nd floor)
MONDAY 4/10 – THURSDAY 4/13; 11AM – 3PM

AT BROWN: Main Green (Blue Room if raining)
MONDAY 4/10 – THURSDAY 4/13; 11 AM – 3 PM

3.) TEASER TOURS

Stay tuned for updates!

4.) From any GENDO TAIKO member! Hit us up!

Gendo Taiko Workshops & Auditions!

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It’s that time of the year again!

We are happy to announce that our free introductory taiko workshops for this school year will begin on SUNDAY, 9/18. Gendo will be teaching the basics of how to play taiko through one of our (arguably) favorite songs!! No prior experience, whether it be rhythmic or taiko, is necessary!

Taiko is a group performance art that combines traditional Japanese drumming with elements of the martial arts and modern jazz. It’s rhythmic, it’s intense, and it’s a whole lot of FUN!

We encourage everyone to join us for auditions at the end of workshops where you’ll have a chance to join Gendo Taiko!! Audition is not mandatory to attend the workshops. However, if we are able to ignite your passion for taiko, please join us on SUNDAY, 9/25 for auditions!!

IMPORTANT DATES:
Workshop #1: SUNDAY 9/18; 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Workshop #2: TUESDAY 9/20; 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Workshop #3: THURSDAY 9/22; 10:00pm – 12:00am
Auditions: SUNDAY 9/25; 8:30pm – 10:30pm

LOCATION:
TF Green Hall, Brown University

Feel free to contact us if you need help locating T.F. Green!
We will have members from RISD and Brown campus
to help you get to the workshops!

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