Tsukasa Taiko, a program of Asian Improv aRts Midwest, one of the largest community taiko groups organized by professionals in the Midwest, offers taiko drum instruction, education, and performances. Its mission is to preserve, develop, and pass on the traditional concepts of genuine - Japanese art as a cultural legacy and to utilize these authentic concepts in expanding and evolving the taiko art form.
As a community group dedicated to understanding and strengthening New Japanese American, Asian American, and Japanese identity, it strives to respect tradition and develop artistic excellence and connoisseurship. Its director, teachers, and administrative staff are dedicated professionals, all recognized as world-class, working artists. Tsukasa Taiko offers training, workshops, lectures, and demonstrations designed to teach how to play taiko and advance the understanding of how the cultural arts reflect a community’s heritage and legacy.
This project is partially supported by a grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and presented as part of the Culture In My Neighborhood initiative. #CultureInMyNeighborhood
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