Spring Concert – “Haru Matsuri” – Sunday 3/23

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 students, and there is a suggested donation for non-students of $5. This goes towards future concerts, repairing and replacing our gear, and supporting our goal of spreading wadaiko across Pittsburgh.

Click right here to go to our Facebook event page to RSVP! As always, please direct any questions you have to pitt.taiko@gmail.com

We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

WaterFire Sharon (Sat, Sept 14) + Updated Beginner Session Hours

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 you’re not able to make it out, then how about stopping by Winchester Thurston for our second week of Beginner Sessions? It’s also on Saturday the 14th, from 1pm to 3pm (PLEASE NOTE: The hours have changed from last week!!)

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 are FREE with a valid student ID, or $20 dollars for all other participants.

Stay tuned for more details! If you have any questions at all, email us at pitt.taiko@gmail.com!

Finally! If you’d like to reserve a spot and make sure we’re expecting you, click on the link below!

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 University Matsuri

3/30 – Pitt Japanese Culture Association Cherry Blossom Festival

4/3 – A workshop with the Pitt Anthropology Club

4/7 – Tekkoshocon

A powerful two-week span of taiko drumming!! Our spring is coming, and we’re preparing for it with our best efforts! This spring will be one to remember for sure!

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