Currently accepting enrollment for Session 2!
Session 2 In-person Course Listing
8-Weeks - July 5 ~ August 29, 2021
Naname Fundamentals - by Yuta Kato
Most popular style of taiko at LATI, where the drum is placed on an angled stand allowing for more choreographic playing.
Proceed to intermediate courses and unlock piece-learning courses such as Jack Bazaar, Omiyage, and Yodan-Uchi.
Intro to Soloing and Improvisation - by David Wells
Practice constructing a variety of solos
Learn simple approaches to improvising music
Practice using and adapting known skills to different situations
Drills - by UnitOne
Saturdays 2-3:45pm (drop-in-able)
Lead by members of Asano's performance team UnitOne, this class will train your mind and body through a variety of drills on multiple taiko styles.
Learn naname movement drills while strengthening body awareness
Learn body percussion to internalize the polyrhythm of Quitiplas (African-Venezuelan style music)
Build movement and rhythmic vocabulary for creating your own naname solo and choreography
Proceed to Session 3, Quitiplas in the Pocket, where the class creates an arrangement to perform for the recital
Private Lessons - are $60/hour for one and $30/hour for each additional person. Please contact David or Yuta to set up your lesson.
Fue Level 2 - David is offering an 8-week Fue Level 2 Course online. Please go HERE to reserve your spot!