Omiyage

12-week Course

(Conceptualized by Bryan Yamami, Composed by Shoji Kameda, 2003)

Originally performed and shared by TAIKOPROJECT

Week 1 LESSON

Introduction

3 min

Stretchy Drill

11 min

Week 1 Homework

Submit a video of you doing the Stretchy Drill for at least 30 seconds at whatever tempo (metronome recommended)

that allows you to be conscious of all the movement and strikes.

Week 2 LESSON

Kiai and Intro Pattern

(12 min)

Week 2 Homework

Submit a video of you doing the Kiai and Intro Pattern at 70BPM just how I am doing at the end of the video.

It might be easiest to stream my video as you record yourself playing along.

Week 3 LESSONs

Bachi Twirl Tutorial

(5 min)

A

(12 min)

Week 3 Homework

Submit a video of you playing A at any BPM that you are comfortable executing.

Week 4 LESSON

a Extended

(11 min)

Week 4 Homework

Submit a video of you playing A Extended at any BPM that you are comfortable executing.

Extra credit for being able to sing the shime part!

Week 5 LESSON

Solo section

(11 min)

Week 5 Homework

Submit a video of you playing through the whole solo structure at any BPM that you are comfortable executing (metronome recommended).

Extra credit for starting your solo creation process!

Week 6 LESSON

B

(20 min)

Week 6 Homework

Submit a video of you playing B at any BPM that you are comfortable executing.