All Events


San Jose Taiko showcases their rich repertoire and shares their dynamic style in tours, concerts, festivals, workshops, classes and a variety of other ways.  Here is a list of upcoming events.

Sun, Mar 23 - Sun, May 18, 2014 @ 11:30AM-1:30PM
Adult Recreational Class (ARC) - Spring Session
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/arc/
info :: No class May 11.

Mon, Mar 24 - Mon, May 19, 2014 @ 7:00-8:30PM
Adult Recreational Class 2 (ARC 2) - Spring Sess.
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/arc/
info :: No class on March 31.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 @ 7:15-7:45PM
Private Event
Mountain View, CA

Friday, April 25, 2014 @ 12:45PM
MALI Art / Life Forum
School of Arts & Culture @ Mexican Heritage Plaza - 1700 Alum Rock Ave San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.malisv.org/
info :: WHAT: A first-of-its-kind gathering of all the Silicon Valley Multicultural Arts Leaders. This inaugural forum will focus on building connectivity between Multicultural Arts Leaders and fostering cross cultural artistic/programatic collaborations in our local Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Ecosystem.

WHEN: Friday, April 25th 8:30a.m – 4:30 p.m.

Open to the public. Register: https://docs.google.com/a/taiko.org/forms/d/1Yy07Iy0KNWaC5TlZuupBP6bqzTsvQVn26yNE6QoKZas/viewform

Saturday, April 26, 2014 @ 12:40-1:25PM
Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival
Memorial Park - 10185 N Stelling Road Cupertino, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.cupertinotoyokawa.org/index.php/cherry-blossom-festival

Sunday, April 27, 2014 @ 9:15-9:30AM & 3:00-3:45PM
Nikkei Matsuri (Japanese American Festival)
5th & Jackson Streets - SJ Japantown San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.nikkeimatsuri.org/
info :: Visit the San Jose Taiko info booth while you are at the festival and check out our unique t-shirts as well as SJT DVDs and CDs.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 @ 10:15-11:00AM
School Outreach Performance
High School San Jose, CA

web :: http://www.taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 11:15-12:00PM
School Outreach Performance
Elementary School Mountain View, CA

web :: http://www.taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Saturday, May 10, 2014 @ 1:00-2:30PM
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Yerba Buena Gardens - 750 Howard Street San Francisco, CA

phone :: (415) 543-1718
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.ybgfestival.org/

Sunday, May 18, 2014 @ 3:00PM
SJT Junior Taiko Recital
School of Arts & Culture @ Mexican Heritage Plaza - 1700 Alum Rock Ave San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.taiko.org/junior-taiko-culture-awareness-group-cooperation/

Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 8:45AM & 10:00AM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School Saratoga, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Thursday, May 22, 2014 @ 5:00PM
Sake San Jose
Yu Ai Kai - 588 N 4th St. San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.sakesanjose.com/
info :: A fundraiser benefiting the YuAiKai Senior Center.

Fri, May 23 - Mon, May 26, 2014
Intercollegiate Taiko Invitationals
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Northridge, CA

Sat, May 24 - Mon, May 26, 2014
TWI: Taiko Workout Intensive
SJT Studio & Office - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/taiko-weekend-intensive/

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 @ 9:15/10:15/11:30/12:30/2:00/3:00
School Outreach Performances
Middle School San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Thursday, May 29, 2014 @ 9:00AM & 10:00AM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School Hollister, CA

web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Friday, May 30, 2014 @ 7:30-8:00PM
Artists in Schools Fundraiser
San Benito High School - 1220 Monterey Street Hollister, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sanbenitoarts.org/
info :: Event starts at 7:00PM.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 @ 9:00AM-12:00PM
Oyako (parent/child) Workshop
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/public-workshops-japanese-drumming-bay-area-san-jose-san-francisco/
info :: The Oyako workshop is geared toward students aged 7-13 and their parents/guardians. Parent and child will work together to learn the basics of SJT-style taiko playing.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 @ 11:30AM-12:00PM
Pets in Need Music Fest and Adoptathon with JTPE
Canada College Main Quad - 4200 Farm Hill Blvd Redwood City, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.petsinneed.org/
info :: Featuring SJT's Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Thursday, June 26, 2014 @ 11:30AM-12:15PM
Educational Outreach Performance
Cultural Summer Camp Palo Alto, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344

Mon, Jul 7 - Fri, Jul 11, 2014 @ 9:00AM-2:30PM
Summer Taiko at Stanford 2014
Braun Music Center - 541 Lasuen Mall Stanford, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/summer-taiko-stanford/

Thu, Jul 17 - Sun, Jul 20, 2014
World Taiko Gathering
Little Tokyo, downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA

web :: http://worldtaikogathering.com/
info :: What: Workshops, concerts, and much more!
Who: Taiko drummers from all over the world are invited!
How: Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts
and the City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Cultural Affairs
Why: To bring the worldwide taiko community together

San Jose Taiko will be presenting workshops by Franco Imperial and Adam Weiner. Roy & PJ Hirabayashi will also be presenting workshops.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 9:00AM-12:00PM
Oyako (parent/child) Workshop
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/
info :: The Oyako workshop is geared toward students aged 7-13 and their parents/guardians. Parent and child will work together to learn the basics of SJT-style taiko playing.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 @ 4:00-4:45PM
Salinas Obon
Buddhist Temple of Salinas - 14 California Street Salinas, CA

phone :: (831) 424-4105
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://btsalinas.org/

Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 10:30-11:15AM
Educational Outreach Performance
Summer Camp Santa Clara, CA

Sunday, August 24, 2014 @ 1:00-4:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Sun, Sep 7 - Sun, Oct 26, 2014 @ 11:30AM-1:30PM
Adult Recreational Class (ARC) - Fall Session
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/arc/

Saturday, October 11, 2014 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Saturday, November 1, 2014 @ 9:00-11:00AM
SJT Open Auditions
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/open-auditions-san-jose-talent-registration/
info :: Call 408-293-9344 to pre-register. Pre-registration is highly encouraged although walkups will be accepted if time allows. If you need to reach us on the morning of the audition please call the studio phone at 408-279-2780.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 9:30AM & 11:30AM
Montalvo Arts Center Student Series
Montalvo Arts Center Saratoga, CA

phone :: (408) 961-5800
web :: http://montalvoarts.org/

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