kaDON LIVE: Katsugi Basics – Finding Your Groove with Eri Uchida

Instructor: Originally from Aichi Prefecture, Japan, Eri Uchida was a member of KODO for ten years. In addition to performing locally and internationally with the world-renowned organization, Eri also directed school presentations and facilitate several workshops for visitors from within … Continued


kaDON Classroom: Yataibayashi with Coach Diana Wu

Have you been thinking about subscribing to kaDON, but you’re just not sure when you’d use it? Or are you subscribed to kaDON, but just can’t seem to find the motivation to go through some of the great courses on … Continued


kaDON LIVE Community: Skills, Drills and a Little Bit of Lunacy with Lucy Thomas

Lucy has been playing taiko for 10 years and is an instructor at Kagemusha Taiko’s Taiko Centre in Devon, England where she teaches regular classes and workshops. Lucy is also a performing member of Tano Taiko and Kagemusha Taiko. Over … Continued


kaDON Practice Party!

Are you craving some fun, casual practice time with your taiko friends from across the globe? kaDON Practice Party is just what you are looking for! Join Diana to practice your favorite kaDON pieces while you connect with fellow subscribers! … Continued


kaDON LIVE Concert Series: OTO GA TATSU | THE SOUND LIVES: Concert Series with Kaoru Watanabe and World Guests

ABOUT THE CONCERT SERIES Note: All sessions will be recorded and distributed to registrants within 1-2 days of each session. Recordings will be available for access for one month after the last session. OTO GA TATSU | The Sound Lives … Continued


kaDON Live: Find Your Taiko Breathing with Earth Gravity – Shogo Yoshii

Workshop Description RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 2021 – See new dates below All classes will be recorded and distributed to registrants within 1-2 days of each session. Recordings will be available for access for one month after the last session. Join … Continued


Taiko-Tailored Workouts with Emily Harada – Jan/Feb 2021

Join the kaDON team for these 60-minute workouts led by Emily Harada! Emily has been playing taiko for over 20 years with Ho Etsu Taiko, and served as a trainee with Taiko Center of the Pacific and Somei Taiko in … Continued


Introduction to Edo Bayashi with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa

Instructor Profile Eien Hunter-Ishikawa is a musician, educator, and composer specializing in taiko, shinobue, and percussion. Recognized for his musicianship and versatility, he integrates his background of jazz, Western percussion, and traditional Japanese music to create an original and inventive … Continued


kaDON LIVE Community Series: Tucson Ondo

Workshop Description Since first performing at the 2005 finale of Tucson’s iconic All Souls Procession (ASP), Odaiko Sonora has expanded its role, eventually creating an obon-style team of drums, fue and dancers at the front of the Procession, with people … Continued


kaDON LIVE Concert Series: Haruka & Akira – A two-part concert with Kaoru Watanabe

  Photo by Max Whittaker Artist Profile Composer and musician Kaoru Watanabe grounds his performance in traditional Japanese music while inhabiting a startling combination of musical worlds. He is renowned for his ability to collaborate with a diverse array of … Continued