an East Bay community taiko dojo since 1998

    December 19, 2020 update: classes for first-time students continue to be on-hold in response to shelter-in-place. Members: use the slack channel for information on our online-classes and social support! if you don't have access to slack, email info@etaiko.org to reconnect.

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    Learn taiko basics in a dojo setting. Learn songs and performance skills. Two convenient locations in Oakland, CA.

    Taiko is a musical performance art with roots in traditional Japanese culture and a vibrant, diverse, global community.

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    Adults, kids and seniors learn and perform with sensei Susan Horn

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    We are now accepting donations from current students for online classes. All donations are tax deductible.