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MAKOTO TAIKO

Application ID

GEN-22-17361

Application Type

Arts and Cultural Organizations General Operating Relief

Approved Grant Amount

30000

Project Description

Makoto Taiko strives to connect and empower people of all backgrounds by advancing the practice of taiko with intention and sincerity.

Makoto Taiko’s purpose is to advance the practice and art of taiko through classes, workshops, and performances in the community. Through our enthusiastic interpretation of Japanese culture, we also seek to spread energy and joy, as well as create a greater understanding of diversity among our students and the surrounding community.

Building on Japanese origins, taiko transcends language and culture. The powerful sound and precisely articulated rhythms of taiko empower performers and inspire audience members. Taiko, when played in ensemble form, can touch the soul, inspire the heart, and create a feeling of wellness within the performer and the audience. It is a highly energetic activity, as well as musical, and promotes character traits of respect and integrity.

We are committed to teaching taiko to interested individuals of all ages and levels of drumming experience. Makoto Taiko welcomes students from all socio-economic circumstances, ethnic backgrounds, and skill levels. Outlets that promote artistic expression, physical activity, and social connectivity are needed now more than ever before. These values however, have long been the core of Makoto Taiko’s vision and will remain fundamental to our mission and operation going forward.

Organization Summary

Makoto Taiko strives to connect and empower people of all backgrounds by advancing the practice of taiko with intention and sincerity.

Makoto Taiko’s purpose is to advance the practice and art of taiko through classes, workshops, and performances in the community. Through our enthusiastic interpretation of Japanese culture, we also seek to spread energy and joy, as well as create a greater understanding of diversity among our students and the surrounding community.

Building on Japanese origins, taiko transcends language and culture. The powerful sound and precisely articulated rhythms of taiko empower performers and inspire audience members. Taiko, when played in ensemble form, can touch the soul, inspire the heart, and create a feeling of wellness within the performer and the audience. It is a highly energetic activity, as well as musical, and promotes character traits of respect and integrity.

We are committed to teaching taiko to interested individuals of all ages and levels of drumming experience. Makoto Taiko welcomes students from all socio-economic circumstances, ethnic backgrounds, and skill levels. Outlets that promote artistic expression, physical activity, and social connectivity are needed now more than ever before. These values however, have long been the core of Makoto Taiko’s vision and will remain fundamental to our mission and operation going forward.

Organization

MAKOTO TAIKO

Address

2430 East Colorado Boulevard

PASADENA

Phone

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