Breathing new life into our music

We recently had the privilege of sharing our studio with taiko artist Kris Bergstrom and dancer Minh Nguyen, where we experimented with the choreography to our song Ibuki. Read about our experiences, plus learn about the song Hachijo, an adaptation of a composition by Ondekoza, “demon drummers of Japan,” in our latest newsletter

Meet the Photographers!

Three amazing photographers spent time with us over the Japanese Festival weekend, capturing some amazing images of our performances. Meet Kevin, Joanne, and Ashley and see some of their favorite shots in our latest newsletter.

Summer's end marks festival season

We're in our final preparations for this year's Japanese Festivals in St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri. Check out our latest newsletter to get performance times and find out about other ways to see us at the festivals.

Remembering Clare Kanoya, Welcoming Andrew and Spencer

This month, we lost a dear friend and supporter of the St. Louis taiko community to illness, and have said "goodbye" to others preparing for retirement, but we are also welcoming two new volunteers to the dashi organization. Read about these amazing people in our latest newsletter.

"Top 15 Things St. Louisans Take for Granted"

We're honored to be called a "clear highlight" of the annual Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden as part of a new list of the "Top 15 Things St. Louisans Take for Granted" from examiner.com.

We love performing for thousands of fans at the festival every Labor Day weekend.

Read more here.

Watch Us Play in Video

Watch our performance video. You can also view the rest of our videos on the video page.

Book Show, Review Press Kit

We perform and give workshops at international festivals, concert halls, businesses, schools, universities, conventions, parades and fundraisers. If you or someone you know is interested in having us perform at a special event, find more information on our new press kit page and request a performance with our online form.

Like Us, Follow Us

Become a fan of St. Louis Osuwa Taiko on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Our CD

Our CD, Drive, is available for download at iTunesCD Baby and Amazon Music. You can also purchase it at select performances, along with our T-shirts, hachimaki (headbands), sensu (folding fans) and other goodies.


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