Drum Enchanted Evening

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Performing Arts

Mar 200730

University of Washington
Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall
200 University Street
Seattle, Washington
United States

Regional Taiko Groups – Seattle
Contact: Stan Shikuma

Stanford Taiko Presents a “Drum Enchanted Evening”

Hear and feel the pounding rhythms of traditional Japanese drums as Stanford Taiko and Regional Taiko Groups – Seattle perform in concert at a “Drum Enchanted Evening” on Friday, March 30 at 8:00 pm in the Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street in Seattle.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students/seniors and are available in person through the Benaroya Box Office at 200 University Street, or through Ticketmaster at 206-292-ARTS or www.Ticketmaster.com. (A service charge will be applied to all Ticketmaster sales.) All net proceeds from ‘”Drum Enchanted Evening” go to benefit the North American Taiko Conference*.

Stanford Taiko, one of the premier collegiate taiko (Japanese drumming) groups in North America, will be the featured artists. Also performing will be local taiko groups One World Taiko, Inochi Taiko, and members of Seattle Kokon Taiko, Kaze Daiko, Matsuri Taiko, Northwest Taiko, and Tsunami Taiko.

RTG is a consortium of eight performing taiko (traditional Japanese drumming) groups in the Puget Sound area. RTG’s mission is to perform, promote, and preserve taiko drumming for present and future generations.

For more information, contact Stan Shikuma at sktaiko1@mac.com.

*The North American Taiko Conference (NATC) will be held in Seattle on the University of Washington campus from August 9-12, 2007, attracting over 600 taiko drummers, vendors and aficionados from all over the U.S., Canada and Japan for four days of workshops, receptions, discussions, and performances. Several public taiko performances will also be held during the NATC. The conference is being co-sponsored by the Regional Taiko Groups (RTG) – Seattle, the Nikkei Heritage Association of Washington and the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Los Angeles.



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