Taiko Ten Concert

Taiko Ten 2011: The Creative Community

Friday, August 19, 2011
7:30pm - 9:30pm
White Plaza, Stanford University
Free admission, open to the public

Taiko Ten 2011 features 10 groups, 10 minutes each, held at the best taiko venue there is... Taiko Conference!  The theme of this year's Taiko Ten is The Creative Community, with the goal of showcasing the rich and varied music of the North American taiko world and beyond.

For the first time this year, Taiko Ten performers also had the option to apply to participate in the New Works Showcase composition program. This five-month program provided personalized guidance from experienced composition mentors, regular check-ins to keep new compositions on track, and encouragement from a community of music creators. Don't miss the exciting works being presented at Taiko Ten 2011, and support the participating composers!

Kagemusha Taiko (Exeter, UK)
Sonoma County Taiko (Santa Rosa, CA)
Kyo Daiko (Philadelphia, PA)
Juni Kobayashi (Boston, MA)
Ballico Taiko (Ballico, CA)
Uminari Taiko (Victoria, BC)
Eden Aoba Taiko (Hayward, CA)
Ensohza Minyoshu (San Francisco, CA)
Stanford Taiko (Stanford, CA)
i31d03d!jns+vw Battle (San Jose, CA)

Many thanks to our mentors for their kind support:
Kenny Endo, Michelle Fujii, Eien Hunter-Ishikawa, Kiyoshi Nagata, Aki Takahashi, Kaoru Watanabe & Bryan Yamami.