BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4985@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20150628T000000Z DTEND:20150628T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Join us for Makoto Taiko's Resounding BEAT - a powerful concert featuring traditional\, modern\, and fusion Japanese drum pieces with Gra mmy Award-winning Taiko Master Koji Nakamura\, world renowned Shakuhachi A rtist Marco Lienhard\, and traditional Japanese Dancer Hidesomi Bando.\n\n Developing an early foundation from intensive training with members of ren owned Taiko group Ondekoza\, Koji Nakamura first established the Shumei Ta iko Ensemble. Over twenty years\, Shumei Taiko's performances spanned the globe bringing the spirituality of Taiko drumming to diverse venues worldw ide. These included the Parliament of World Religions in Capetown\, South Africa and the United Nations headquarters in New York.\n\nMarco Lienhard studied the Shakuhachi under Master Katsuya Yokoyama\, quickly mastering the instrument and becoming a virtuoso solo artist. From Carnegie Hall\, L incoln Center\, Boston Symphony Hall\, Osaka Castle Hall\, Hong Kong Cultu ral Center\, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo\, the demand for his soulful sound and distinct musicality has led to over 3\,000 performances worldwide.\n\n Hidesomi Bando trained under the care of headmaster Bando Mitsugoro IX for 4 years\, while attending Keio University in Tokyo\, Japan. Known for he r meticulous technical control and expressive purity\, she aspires to crea te a bridge of unity between all cultures through Nihon Buyo\, or Japanese traditional dance.\n\nThe 80 member ensemble of Makoto Taiko is a dedicat ion to the art of Taiko as a means of expression and inspiration to player s and audience members alike. Uniting passion\, precision\, and spirit\, we invite you to experience Resounding BEAT!\n\nFor questions about the sh ow or to purchase premium ticket packages\, please contact info@makototaik o.org SUMMARY:Makoto Taiko Resounding BEAT Concert URL:/en/events/2015/06/28/makoto-taiko-resounding-beat-concert/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR