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Spring Concert (Sunday March 23)

Hi everyone! One final reminder that our Spring Concert is today, Sunday March 23rd in Bellefield Hall on the University of Pittsburgh Campus at 2pm! Doors open at 1:30pm, and there is a suggested donation of $5, students are free with a valid ID. The address to Bellefield Hall is 315 S Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Hope to see you th [...]

Spring Concert – “Haru Ma...

Hi everyone! We’re very happy to announce that our spring concert, titled Haru Matsuri (Spring Festival), will be on Sunday, March 23rd at 2pm in Bellefield Hall on the University of Pittsburgh campus. Whether you’ve seen us before or are brand new to wadaiko, please come and watch us give our all! Admission is free for all studen [...]

WaterFire Sharon (Sat, Sept 14) + Upd...

Good evening, everyone! This Saturday, the 14th, we’ll be playing at WaterFire Sharon World Fire! We absolutely loved the previous event there, and we’re looking forward to it! Our times are 2pm and 6pm, but there are events all day, so please stop by and enjoy! For more details, stop by their website or their facebook! If youR [...]

Beginner Sessions (Sept 2013)

Hey everyone, it’s that time of year for the Pittsburgh Taiko Beginner Sessions! Now’s your chance to try taiko and see what it’s all about. We’ll be meeting every Saturday in September (that’s Sept. 7, 14, 21, and 28) from 12pm to 2pm at the Winchester Thurston Lower School (555 Morewood Ave). All four classes [...]

Spring Performances

Although it my not feel or look like it here in Pittsburgh, March has begun and spring will one day come. With the spring comes a burst of natural activity. For us, that means more performances!! We have a few gigs confirmed already for the end of March and beginning of April: 3/28 – Carnegie Art Museum 3/29 – Carnegie Mellon Univ [...]

Beginner Sessions

Good news everyone! We will be offering a beginner session on January 19th for anyone interested in learning about Taiko drumming. See the ‘Beginner Sessions’ page for more details. Hope to see you there! Edit (1/28/13): Thank you everyone who showed up, we hope that you all enjoyed your taste of taiko and that you come back to pl [...]


We would like to wish everyone, wherever you are, a happy Thanksgiving! For those of you who will be in the Pittsburgh area for this holiday, we will still have practice on both Wednesday and Saturday, and at out usual hours: Wednesday at 7pm and Saturday at 2pm. EDIT: We will no longer be having practice on the 24th. But we’ll be pract [...]

A New Season

Fall is approaching, but not yet here. However, its traces can be felt as the temperatures fall and leaves turn to brown. On the other hand, things are heating up for us – we have a few new performances lined already, with more to come. And we’ve begun beginner lessons once more, reaching out to the local university students. We&# [...]

PT @ Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta!

Hello drummers and drumming fans! As the title suggests, we’ve been graciously given the opportunity by OCA to play at this year’s Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta! We’re super excited, and we hope you’ll be able to come out, here’s the low-down on times: We perform Tuesday, July 3rd at 6:10 pm! And Wednesday, Jul [...]

Summer Practice

Hello everyone! As usual, Pittsburgh Taiko will continue to practice and hone our kumidaiko skills over the summer. Our location is still the Winchester Thurston school, but our hours are shifted a little. We’ll be meeting from 7 to 9 PM on Wednesday, and from 1 to 4 PM on Saturday. Stay sharp! 6/19 EDIT: The Saturday time has been move [...]
  • Pittsburgh Taiko at World Kaleidoscope - Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: September 28, 2014 - 3:00 PM
    Location: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Description: Main branch - quiet reading room, first floor
  • Pitt Nationality Rooms - Holiday Open House
    Starts: 12:00 PM
    Ends: December 7, 2014 - 1:00 PM
    Location: Cathedral of Learning, Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, United States