Rhythm Spirit 2012: Taiko + Technology / San Jose Taiko

Presented by San Jose Taiko

San Jose Taiko (SJT) presents its annual home season production at the School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza. Three performances: Friday Sept 21 at 8pm, Saturday Sept 22 at 2pm & 8pm. For this year's production SJT partners with ZERO1 and other multidisciplinary collaborators to create a rhythmic and visual landscape using the taiko as a contemporary dynamic medium.

This project is presented as part of the ZERO1 Biennial 9 Evenings Performance Series
Performance dates: Friday Sept 21 at 8pm
Saturday Sept 22 at 2pm & 8pm

San Jose Taiko

based in San Jose, CA

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Bio

San Jose Taiko has a long-term vision of establishing a Taiko Conservatory, the first of its kind in the United States, to serve as a national resource for this vibrant Asian American art form. Through the Taiko Conservatory, San Jose Taiko is committed to providing professional development opportunities, technical assistance, and a comprehensive array of support and information about North American Taiko to individuals and organizations around the world. As the art form of taiko continues to evolve, the San Jose Taiko Conservatory will be dedicated to fulfilling the needs of the ever-expanding taiko community. The Taiko Conservatory is already being realized through nationally recognized programs like the highly acclaimed tour residencies and the Junior Taiko program. San Jose Taiko's dedication to the perpetuation and development of the taiko art form is evident in its diverse educational programs and performances.