Interested in playing taiko? Kishin Daiko will be running a class for beginners starting in January! This 8-week course will be open to all ages 7 and up, so pass the word along to your friends and family!

Dates: January 5 to February 23, 2015 on Mondays
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
Where: In the Sugimoto Family Social Hall
Cost: The fee is $100

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Date: November 8th-9th, 2014
Event: Descanso Gardens Japanese Garden Festival
Location: 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge, 91011
Time: 11:30am & 1:30pm, both days
Admission: price of entry to the Gardens
For more information, click here

Join Kishin Daiko this weekend as we play under towering oak trees in Descanso Gardens! There are performances at 11:30am and 1:30pm both Saturday and Sunday, November 8th and November 9th, 2014. More information regarding the festival and the gardens can be found here.DescansoPromo2-(20141106)

Are you interested in learning taiko?  Then join us this coming Monday, October 6th, as we begin another 8 week beginner taiko class.  No experience necessary as we will be teaching everything from the ground up.  By the end of the course, you will have the basics as well as learned Kishin’s signature song!  The total lesson fee is $100, and includes the full 8 classes as well as your own pair of bachi (drum sticks).  The class is from 6pm-7pm every monday, excluding holidays on Nov 17 and 24.  Ages 10+ only please, but definitely no age cap!  Hope to see you there!!!

20130818TaikoGathering_010Nisei Week is fast approaching, which means you’ll find us performing at the 2014 Nisei Week Japanese Festival on Saturday, August 9th! Come out to enjoy entertainment, food and Taiko Gathering at the JACCC Plaza in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. We’re due to take the stage around 1pm, so arrive early in case they’re running ahead of schedule (and so you can get a seat in the shade!).