In this special session of youth taiko, The Strike Institute has collaborated with St. Louis Osuwa Taiko to offer Strike students a discount on continuing their taiko education. Normally $160, sign up here to get a $40 discount. ELIGIBLE FOR 2016 and 2017 STRIKE INSTITUTE PARTICIPANTS ONLY.
This session will culminate with a performance at the St. Louis Botanical Gardens Japanese Festival alongside St. Louis Osuwa Taiko on September 3rd at 6:40 pm!
Rehearsals are scheduled for Thursdays from 5:45-7:00 pm. Students must attend 6 of these 8 rehearsals. The mandatory dress rehearsal is on Thursday, August 31st.
Students will memorize two pieces, including performance kata. Your instructor will be the artistic director of St. Louis Osuwa Taiko—Andrew Thalheimer.
Ages 13 - 18
When and Where?
July 13 - Sept 3
Time: 5:45 - 7:00
Place: 10734 Trenton Ave St Louis, MO 63132 Map
*Due to our performance schedule, weather condition, etc., we may need to cancel classes. In that case, we will use these optional days for make-ups.
Space is limited, so it is possible not everyone who signs up will get to participate. We will contact selected participants by e-mail before the classes begin. Please make sure that e-mails from @stltaiko.com will not be caught in your spam filter.
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