Midnight Taiko

Taiko Drumming: Working the Brain and Body

Taiko Drumming: Working the Brain and Body

Last weekend, some of my studio families, friends and I took a beginner taiko drumming workshop. It might sound like an unusual activity for a piano studio, but music is music, regardless of instrument. Besides, nothing challenges your sense of rhythm and coordination like playing percussion in a group.

Highlights from the 2013 Calgary Omatsuri

We couldn't have asked for a better day for the third-annual Calgary Japanese Festival. I had a blast documenting the Omatsuri and interviewing the performers. Check out the first article in my 2013 Omatsuri series.

Explore Japanese Culture at the 2013 Calgary Japanese Festival

If you're looking for some entertainment in Calgary this month that has fun for the whole family, check out the Calgary Japanese Summer Festival, or the Calgary Omatsuri on August. 17, 2013.