Japanese Taiko Drumming with Kristy Oshiro @North

photo of Kristy Oshiro smiling and playing taiko
May 27, 2022 - 3:30pm-4:00pm 

Learn about the Japanese art of Taiko drumming. Feel the thunderous sounds of the drums as language, culture, and history combine into an exciting educational experience. You may even get a chance to play the drums yourself!

All ages are welcome. 


Kristy Oshiro is a 4th generation Japanese Okinawan-American professional taiko artist with 30 years of experience. Kristy started playing taiko at age 9 and was an instructor and youth programs director at Sacramento Taiko Dan from 2007-2014. They have performed and given taiko workshops across the US and around the world. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library. 

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