East Coast kaDON Intensive

East Coast kaDON Intensive with Shoji Kameda Aug 20-21 | College Park, MD Mark H Taiko proudly presents an East Coast kaDON Intensive with Shoji Kameda. This 10-hour weekend intensive (7 hours on Saturday, 3 hours on Sunday) is called Foundations For Creativity. … Continued

kaDON Workshop with Leonard Eto

  We are very excited to bring taiko legend Leonard Eto to the Bay Area for a very special series of workshops on June 18-19th.  Registration is now open!  Please scroll down to register. Instructor:  Leonard Eto Hosted by:  San Francisco … Continued

ETC Wrap Up

Last weekend taiko leaders from across Europe gathered at Hannah’s at Seale Hayne for an unforgettable weekend of taiko. Jonathan Kirby, Lucy Thomas and the amazing people at Kagemusha Taiko organized the event and a huge thank you goes out to them for the work they put … Continued

Coming Soon: Taiko Set with Kenny Endo


We’re excited to announce our next course from Kenny Endo, Introduction to Taiko Set. In this course, Kenny shows why he’s a master of the Taiko Set and gives you a solid foundation to begin combining drums and experimenting with … Continued

2015 Year-End / 1,000+ FB Likes Giveaway

UPDATE: Winner Announced Happy New Year everyone!! The lucky winner of our 2015 Year-End kaDON Gear Giveaway is Harisen Daiko! Congratulations!! We want to thank all of you who participated and for all the comments on what you would like … Continued

Perform with On Ensemble: Taiko Heros 2

Don’t miss a chance to perform ‘Ready Set kaDON’ and/or ‘Lion Chant’ with On Ensemble for our upcoming Taiko Heroes 2 concert series which will be held December 19-20 in Santa Monica at the Miles Memorial Playhouse! If you want … Continued

Taiko Bachi Explained

We are excited to announce the release of our ‘Taiko Bachi Explained’ video! I get a lot of questions about bachi and it occurred to me that I should just make an ‘everything you ever wanted to know about taiko … Continued

kaDON St. Louis Workshop

Participate for the entire weekend or for the workshop(s) of your choice!   “Very well done! Great sequence. Nice blend of challenge and repetition. Please continue!”   “REALLY glad I was able to practice with online lessons before the workshop … Continued

Updates – February 19, 2015

Ready Set kaDON Lesson 5 Now that we’ve learned all the patterns we’ll need for “Ready Set kaDON!” (RSK) it’s time to start with the arrangement! Lesson 5 goes over the first half of the arrangement for the Chu1 part. … Continued