Taiko Classes

Korekara Taiko is UNIT SOUZOU’s school of taiko offering residencies and assembly programs within schools, as well as classes to the general public year round for all ages and skills.  Esteemed instructors, Michelle Fujii and Toru Watanabe, have extensive experience teaching to thousands of children and adults encouraging an empowering voice through the drum.

Classes are integrated where taiko players of all levels are encouraged to participate and learn together. Join our fun and energizing class community welcoming different levels of taiko experience and no prior taiko training is required.

INTRO TO TAIKO WORKSHOP $30.00
no previous taiko experience necessary
Monday, April 24th & Monday, June 19th
New Expressive Works, Studio 2
(in the WYSE Building)

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NEW! Youth Taiko Classes, ages 6-12
In partnership with Ethos Music Center
7-week class, April 7th – May 26th
Fridays 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
(no class on Apr 28th)

MONDAYS

@New Expressive Works, Studio 2 (WYSE Building) 810 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR 97214
Spring Session May 1st – 22nd, 4-week session
6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Beginning Taiko Class $55 (prerequisite one Intro to Taiko Workshop)
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm INT + ADV Songs $55

WEDNESDAYS

@APANO JAMS 8114 SE Division Street, Portland, OR 97206
6:30 pm – 7:45 pm INT + ADV Drills & Skills  (prerequisite one Beg Taiko Course or Fast Track approval for taiko players with previous experience)
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm ADV Performance

FRIDAYS

@Ethos Music Center 2 North Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR 97217
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Youth Taiko Class, ages 6-12

CLASS PACKAGES & PRICING

  • Single class $15.00 with online sign-up ($20.00 drop-in rate)
  • Beginning and Songs Taiko Courses $55.00 for 4 classes, $65.00 for 5 classes, $75.00 for 6 classes 
  • Taiko Class Pass $100.00 for 8 classes (expires in 3 months)
  • Monthly UnlimitedOpen to intermediate and advanced students, monthly unlimited allow students to attend any class at any time (space permitting and per student level).
  • Youth Class – Enroll through Ethos Music Center.

INTERMEDIATE STUDENT MONTHLY UNLIMITED $70/month
ADVANCED STUDENT MONTHLY UNLIMITED $60/month

The monthly unlimited fee is automatically deducted from your credit card on a monthly basis. Cancellation of package can happen at any time. Unlimited monthly are non-transferable (you can not share your package with someone else). Please read the full unlimited monthly terms and conditions carefully.

ADDITIONAL KOREKARA TAIKO CLASS INFORMATION