All Events


San Jose Taiko showcases their rich repertoire and shares their dynamic style in tours, concerts, festivals, workshops, classes and a variety of other ways.  Here is a list of upcoming events.

Sun, Mar 23 - Sun, May 18, 2014 @ 11:30AM-1:30PM
Adult Recreational Class (ARC) - Spring Session
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/arc/
info :: No class May 11.

Mon, Mar 24 - Mon, May 19, 2014 @ 7:00-8:30PM
Adult Recreational Class 2 (ARC 2) - Spring Sess.
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/arc/
info :: No class on March 31.

Friday, April 25, 2014 @ 12:45PM
MALI Art / Life Forum
School of Arts & Culture @ Mexican Heritage Plaza - 1700 Alum Rock Ave San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.malisv.org/
info :: WHAT: A first-of-its-kind gathering of all the Silicon Valley Multicultural Arts Leaders. This inaugural forum will focus on building connectivity between Multicultural Arts Leaders and fostering cross cultural artistic/programatic collaborations in our local Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Ecosystem.

WHEN: Friday, April 25th 8:30a.m – 4:30 p.m.

Open to the public. Register: https://docs.google.com/a/taiko.org/forms/d/1Yy07Iy0KNWaC5TlZuupBP6bqzTsvQVn26yNE6QoKZas/viewform

Saturday, April 26, 2014 @ 12:40-1:25PM
Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival
Memorial Park - 10185 N Stelling Road Cupertino, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.cupertinotoyokawa.org/index.php/cherry-blossom-festival

Sunday, April 27, 2014 @ 9:15-9:30AM & 3:00-3:45PM
Nikkei Matsuri (Japanese American Festival)
5th & Jackson Streets - SJ Japantown San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.nikkeimatsuri.org/
info :: Visit the San Jose Taiko info booth while you are at the festival and check out our unique t-shirts as well as SJT DVDs and CDs.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 @ 10:15-11:00AM
School Outreach Performance
High School San Jose, CA

web :: http://www.taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 11:00-11:45AM
School Outreach Performance
Elementary School Mountain View, CA

web :: http://www.taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Saturday, May 10, 2014 @ 1:00-2:30PM
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Yerba Buena Gardens - 750 Howard Street San Francisco, CA

phone :: (415) 543-1718
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.ybgfestival.org/

Saturday, May 17, 2014 @ 7:00PM
San Jose Chidori Band 61st Anniversary Concert
San Jose Betsuin Annex - 640 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chidori-Band/237052169711564?fref=ts
info :: $15 donation

Sunday, May 18, 2014 @ 3:00PM
SJT Junior Taiko Recital
School of Arts & Culture @ Mexican Heritage Plaza - 1700 Alum Rock Ave San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.taiko.org/junior-taiko-culture-awareness-group-cooperation/
info :: Students arrive at 2:30PM
Recital begins at 3:00PM

Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 8:45AM & 10:00AM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School Saratoga, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Thursday, May 22, 2014 @ 5:00PM
Sake San Jose
Yu Ai Kai - 588 N 4th St. San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.sakesanjose.com/
info :: A fundraiser benefiting the YuAiKai Senior Center.

Fri, May 23 - Mon, May 26, 2014
Intercollegiate Taiko Invitationals
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Northridge, CA

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 @ 9:15/10:15/11:30/12:30/2:00/3:00
School Outreach Performances
Middle School San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Thursday, May 29, 2014 @ 9:00AM & 10:00AM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School Hollister, CA

web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Friday, May 30, 2014 @ 7:30-8:00PM
Artists in Schools Fundraiser
San Benito High School - 1220 Monterey Street Hollister, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sanbenitoarts.org/
info :: Event starts at 7:00PM.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 @ 9:00AM-12:00PM
Oyako (parent/child) Workshop
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/public-workshops-japanese-drumming-bay-area-san-jose-san-francisco/
info :: The Oyako workshop is geared toward students aged 7-13 and their parents/guardians. Parent and child will work together to learn the basics of SJT-style taiko playing.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 @ 5:45PM
Private Event
Santa Clara, CA

Sun, Jun 1 - Sun, Jun 29, 2014 @ 5:30-7:00PM
JT Parent Class
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (office)
map :: Maps and Directions
info :: This is a 4-week class for former and current Junior Taiko parents. You have watched your kids play, now it's your turn! 4 Sundays (not June 15th). meg@taiko.org

Monday, June 2, 2014 @ 8:45AM & 9:45AM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School Livermore, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Saturday, June 21, 2014 @ 11:30AM-12:00PM
Pets in Need Music Fest and Adoptathon with JTPE
Canada College Main Quad - 4200 Farm Hill Blvd Redwood City, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.petsinneed.org/
info :: Featuring SJT's Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Thursday, June 26, 2014 @ 11:30AM-12:15PM
Educational Outreach Performance
Cultural Summer Camp Palo Alto, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344

Mon, Jul 7 - Fri, Jul 11, 2014 @ 9:00AM-2:30PM
Summer Taiko at Stanford 2014
Braun Music Center - 541 Lasuen Mall Stanford, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/summer-taiko-stanford/

Saturday, July 12, 2014 @ 4:30-5:15PM
San Jose Obon
San Jose Japantown - N. 5th Street between Taylor & Jackson San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sjbetsuin.com/obon/

Sunday, July 13, 2014 @ 3:30-4:15PM
San Jose Obon
San Jose Japantown - N. 5th Street between Taylor & Jackson San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sjbetsuin.com/obon/
info :: With San Jose Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 @ 9:05AM / 9:40AM / 10:35AM / 11:10AM
Suzume no Gakko
Wesley Methodist Church San Jose, CA

Thu, Jul 17 - Sun, Jul 20, 2014
World Taiko Gathering
Little Tokyo, downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA

web :: http://worldtaikogathering.com/
info :: What: Workshops, concerts, and much more!
Who: Taiko drummers from all over the world are invited!
How: Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts
and the City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Cultural Affairs
Why: To bring the worldwide taiko community together

San Jose Taiko will be presenting workshops by Franco Imperial and Adam Weiner. Roy & PJ Hirabayashi will also be presenting workshops.

Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 11:30-12:00PM & 1:30-2:00PM
Chevron Family Theatre Festival
Lesher Center for the Arts - 1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA

phone :: (925) 943-7469
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.lesherartscenter.org/event/chevron-family-theatre-festival/

Monday, July 21, 2014 @ 7:00-7:45PM
Santa Clara Concerts in the Park
Kiely Park Central Park Pavilion - 909 Kiely Blvd Santa Clara, CA

phone :: (408) 615-2210
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://santaclaraca.gov/index.aspx
info :: Free performance.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 9:00AM-12:00PM
Oyako (parent/child) Workshop
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/
info :: The Oyako workshop is geared toward students aged 7-13 and their parents/guardians. Parent and child will work together to learn the basics of SJT-style taiko playing.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 @ 4:00-4:45PM
Salinas Obon
Buddhist Temple of Salinas - 14 California Street Salinas, CA

phone :: (831) 424-4105
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://btsalinas.org/

Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 10:30-11:15AM
Educational Outreach Performance
Summer Camp Santa Clara, CA

Sunday, August 3, 2014 @ 5:30-6:15PM
Palo Alto Obon
Palo Alto Buddhist Temple - 2751 Louis Road Palo Alto, CA

phone :: (650) 856-0123
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.pabt.org/index.html

Saturday, August 9, 2014 @ 6:00-6:45PM
Diablo Japanese American Summer Festival
Diablo Japanese American Club - 3165 Treat Blvd Concord, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.diablojaclub.com/

Sunday, August 10, 2014 @ 6:00-8:00PM
San Jose Taiko x The Bangerz @ SJ Jazz Festival
San Jose Repertory Theatre - 101 Paseo de San Antonio San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sanjosejazz.org/summer-fest/
info :: More information coming soon!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 @ 3:00-3:30PM
Family Performance
Cupertino Library - 10800 Torre Avenue Cupertino, CA

phone :: (408) 446-1677
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.cupertinolibrary.org/

Sunday, August 17, 2014
San Jose Taiko x The Bangerz
ODC Theater - 351 Shotwell Street San Francisco, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.odcdance.org/index.php
info :: More info coming soon!

Friday, August 22, 2014 @ 4:30-5:00PM
Educational Performance
Preschool Los Gatos, CA

Saturday, August 23, 2014 @ 1:15PM
Happy Kids Day Multicultural Festival
Cupertino Memorial Park - 10185 N. Stelling Road Cupertino, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.happykidsday.org/
info :: Featuring San Jose Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble!

Sunday, August 24, 2014 @ 1:00-4:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Sun, Sep 7 - Sun, Oct 26, 2014 @ 11:30AM-1:30PM
Adult Recreational Class (ARC) - Fall Session
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/arc/

Friday, September 19, 2014 @ 9:45AM & 11:00AM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School San Jose, CA

web :: http://taiko.org/education-summer-internship-program-arts-application/

Saturday, October 11, 2014 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Saturday, November 1, 2014 @ 9:00-11:00AM
SJT Open Auditions
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/open-auditions-san-jose-talent-registration/
info :: Call 408-293-9344 to pre-register. Pre-registration is highly encouraged although walkups will be accepted if time allows. If you need to reach us on the morning of the audition please call the studio phone at 408-279-2780.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 9:30AM & 11:30AM
Montalvo Arts Center Student Series
Montalvo Arts Center Saratoga, CA

phone :: (408) 961-5800
web :: http://montalvoarts.org/

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Private Event
Hakone Gardens San Jose, CA

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