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.
@New Expressive Works, Studio 2 (WYSE Building) 810 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR 97214
- Beginning Taiko 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm, $75, 6-week class (prerequisite one Intro to Taiko Workshop or Fast Track approval for taiko players with previous experience)
- Performance 7:50 pm – 9:30 pm, INT + ADV, $95.00, 6-week class (prerequisite 2 consecutive Songs Classes for INT level)
Fall Term #1 October 1st – November 5th
Fall Term #2 November 12th – December 17th
@Living Cully Plaza 6723 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97218
- Drills & Skills 6:00 pm – 7:10 pm, BEG II + INT + ADV, $12/class (prerequisite completion of one Beginning Taiko Course)
- Songs 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm, BEG II + INT + ADV, $75, 6-week class
Fall Term #1 September 19th – October 31st (no classes on 9/26)
Fall Term #2 November 7th – December 12th (no classes on 11/21)
CLASS PACKAGES & PRICING
- Drills & Skills $12.00 with online sign-up ($15.00 drop-in rate)
- Beginning and Songs Courses $55.00 for 4 classes, $65.00 for 5 classes, $75.00 for 6 classes, $90.00 for 7 classes, $105.00 for 8 classes
- Performance Course $95.00 for 6 classes, $110.00 for 7 classes, $125.00 for 8 classes
- Taiko Class Pass $100.00 for 10 classes (expires in 6 months)
- Monthly Unlimited – Open to Beginning II, 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 $65/month
ADVANCED STUDENT MONTHLY UNLIMITED $55/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