Community Workshops

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Missed our workshops? Want to delve deeper into the art of taiko?

We are excited to announce that we are back this year with our community workshops! For just $60, you can participate in our 7-week workshop series that offers an in-depth, personalized learning experience! Workshops will occur every Saturday from 4pm – 5pm, starting October 6th, and take place in TF Green Hall, Room 114 at Brown University.

These workshops are open to anyone interested – Brown/RISD, student/faculty, community members – and absolutely no experience is necessary to join! Enrollment is extremely limited, so sign up now! You can register by clicking the link HERE. If you have any questions or financial concerns, please contact hayley_uno@brown.edu.

We look forward to seeing you!

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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! 
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more updates

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

|| 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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|| GRAVITY || Spring Show 2016

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7PM Friday, March 18 2016 | RISD Auditorium, 7 Canal Walk | Facebook Event

Brown/RISD Gendo Taiko is excited to invite you to our annual spring show, GRAVITY!

Taiko is a group performance art that combines traditional Japanese drumming with elements of the martial arts and modern jazz. Join us for the most RHYTHMIC, INTENSE, AND FUN performance you’ll ever experience!

We’ll also be ramping it up this year, with the addition of an even bigger drum never heard before! GET YOURSELVES READY!

——————- || TICKETS || ——————-
$5 pre-sale, $10 at the door

You can buy tickets
1) ONLINE

2) Brown: Wed. and Thurs. of each week, 11am – 2pm on Main Green (Blue Room if rain)

RISD: CSI (Carr Haus 2nd floor)

3) WHIRLWIND TOURS (brief preview performances)

Brown :
Fri, March 11 @ 12:30pm | Faunce Steps

RISD :
Fri, March 4 @ 12:00pm | Met
Fri, March 11 @ 12:00pm | Portfolio

 

4) From any Gendo Taiko member! Hit us up!