San Jose Taiko

San Jose Taiko

One of the finest taiko drumming groups in North America, San Jose Taiko stretches the traditional limits of this ancient Japanese art form. By including world rhythms such as African, Latin and American rock and jazz. San Jose Taiko has created a unique Japanese-American sound, while maintaining

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San Jose Taiko School Outreach Assemblies


Program Description

SJT conducts assemblies for all grade levels to educate children and teachers about the history of taiko and its links to Japan and to the local Japanese American communities.

The 45 minute school program presents SJT’s basic philosophical principles and engages the students to actively participate in its high-action demonstration.

Teaching Taiko

SJT dedicates its calendar to play to schools in


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Program Detail

Program type: Performance, School Program
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Music
Cultural Origin: Asian
Subject: Fine Arts, Other, Social Studies
Population Served Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Subject to availability.

Available times:


Length of :Program 45 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Indoor performance area at least 20′ wide by 16′ deep.


Bay area. Schools outside of Santa Clara county will be charged a travel fee.

Fees / Ticketing:

$650-950.  Call/email the SJT office for more information.



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