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San Jose Taiko: Rhythm Journey

Taiko drumming

San Jose Taiko has captivated global audi­ences and critics alike with the powerful, spellbinding, and propulsive sounds of taiko, the Japanese drum. Inspired by traditional Japanese drumming, company per­ formers express the beauty and harmony of the human spirit through the voice of the taiko as they strive to connect people through cultural understanding, creative expression, and rhythmic heartbeat.

Master class
Thursday, Feb. 27, 1–2:15 p.m.
Lang Performing Arts Center, Troy Dance Lab; or Lang Music Building, Lang Concert Hall

Taiko drumming lecture and demonstration
Thursday, Feb. 27, 6:30–8:15 p.m.
Lang Performing Arts Center, Troy Dance Lab

Open stage rehearsal with Q&A session
Friday, Feb. 28, 2–3:30 p.m.
Lang Performing Arts Center, Pearson–Hall Theatre

Concert
Friday, Feb. 28, 8 p.m.
Lang Performing Arts Center, Pearson–Hall Theatre