August 6 & 8 Odaiko Workshops

Uzume welcomes guest taiko teacher Kristy Oshiro...

Come and learn how to play the largest drums in a taiko ensemble, the odaiko! The two days of instruction will include basic technique, copious drills, and specific individual feedback. You will learn how to look bigger, sound better, and feel more relaxed and confident when playing the odaiko. Taiko players of all levels are encouraged to signed up, as well as beginners who have never touched a taiko before.

Workshop Dates: Two separate workshop Sessions offered. Participants can register for 1 or 2 sessions. Tuesday & Thurs August 6 & 8, 2013 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM Cost: $75.00 per sngle session and $140.00 for two sessions For more information or to register please email info@uzume.com or call 604.254.8801

Kristy Oshiro has been playing and teaching taiko for 21 years. She has been performing at the Powell St. Festival and the Pride in Art series in Vancouver for the past 8 years as a member of Jodaiko, an international women's taiko group founded and led by Tiffany Tamaribuchi. Kristy is currently an instructor and performer with Sacramento Taiko Dan (also founded and led by Tiffany Tamaribuchi), Creative Director of Placer Ume Taiko, and performs internationally with Taikoza based in New York City.