All workshops and classes are held at the Oregon Buddhist Temple unless otherwise specified.  The OBT is located at 3720 SE 34th Avenue, Portland, Oregon, 97202.

SPRING CLASSES — Registration open!

Beginning Taiko (7-week session)
Spring Session: 
Weds., April 26 – June 7, from 5–6:05 p.m.
Cost:
$95 
Beginning Taiko is a seven-week class established to give new players a starting foundation in basic techniques, principles, repertoire, and exercise drills. No experience necessary.

Beginning Taiko (7-week session) [SOLD OUT but waiting list available]
Winter Session:
Weds., April 26 – June 7, from 6:15–7:20 p.m.
Cost:
$95
Beginning Taiko is a seven-week class established to give new players a starting foundation in basic techniques, principles, repertoire, and exercise drills. No experience necessary.

Intermediate Taiko (7-week session)
Winter Session:
Weds., April 26 – June 7, from 7:30–9:00 p.m.
Cost:
$100 
Intermediate Taiko is a seven-week class aimed at developing the skills and repertoire of experienced players. Prerequisite: Beginning Taiko or equivalent experience. Please contact Portland Taiko (info@portlandtaiko.org) prior to registering for this class.

Youth Scholarship Program

Portland Taiko is proud to announce a Youth Scholarship Program for its upcoming spring class session. Two scholarships will be awarded to students aged 8-18, covering all registration costs for the spring class (Beginning or Intermediate) running from April 26 to June 7, 2017. Previous taiko experience is recommended but not required. To apply, please write a short essay (350 to 500 words) that includes the following information:

  • Introduction (name, parent/guardian’s name, contact information, age, grade level, school),
  • Hobbies and activities (music, dance, sports, martial arts, etc.), and
  • Explain why you would like to play taiko with us.

Please email your essay as a Word or text file (doc, docx, rtf, or pdf) to info@portlandtaiko.org by 11:59 p.m. on April 1, 2017. Thank you in advance for your submission!

Sorry, we cannot give refunds for workshops or classes.