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Virtual KidsJam Event – TAIKO: Get Inside the Beat

Tuesday, February 2, 10:30 am

TAIKO: Get Inside the Beat
TaikoArts Midwest

Premieres Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:30am | CREATE your own Taiko Drum:

LEARN how to make your own taiko drum! This instructional video is available one week in advance of the event’s premiere to allow time to make your instruments.
Needed Materials:
  • 1 Bucket (example uses 3.5 gallon, however any size should work)
  • Packing Tape
  • Scissors
  • Large plastic or wooden spoon (or other sturdy wooden dowel) 

Premieres Tuesday, February 9, 2021 10:30am | INTERACTIVE PROGRAM:

LISTEN to the thunder of the high energy taiko drums. LEARN about taiko’s Japanese and Asian American roots and history. PLAY the drums and feel the beats rattle inside your chest while you CREATE your own groove. This video will remain on our website until April 9, 2021.

Your support helps to make these virtual programs possible. Thank you!

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MNLegacy   This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota. 


TaikoArts Midwest

About Virtual KIDSJam

KidsJam workshops this season are virtual 25-minute interactive sessions for children ages 5-12 to experience musical performances, get involved through creative activities and movement, and learn about the people, cultures, and sounds behind the music.