Taiko Drum Artist, Choreographer, Educator



2020 East Coast Taiko Conference

with Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble

Saturday, February 22, 2020 

8:00 PM-10:00 PM

University of Connecticut


2020 Sakura Taiko Takeover

with Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble

Saturday, March 28, 2020 

11:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tidal Basin and Ana Performance Stage

1510 Maine Ave SW, Washington DC 20024



(as part of Taikoza)

Kutztown University

Monday, February 10, 2020

Lunar New Year Event

6:00 PM start

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, McFarland Student Union Building, 15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530

Columbia Fall Taiko Festival

Sunday, November 10, 2019

1:00 PM start

Columbia University

Roone Auditorium (Floor 1 of Lerner Hall, on Columbia Morningside campus)

2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027


(as part of Eitetsu Fu-Un no Kai)

Dublin Taiko 15th Anniversary Concert

with:  Eitetsu Hayashi, Eitetsu Fu-Un no Kai, and Mashiko Tenjin Kaze no Kai

Saturday, August 24, 2019

6:00 PM (Doors Open 5:30 PM)

Dublin Jerome High School Performing Arts Center Dublin, OH 8300 Hyland-Croy Rd 43016


Lunchtime Concert 

(with Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble)

Monday, April 15, 2019

12:30 PM Start

Parrish Walk

(Rain Location: Lang Music Building, Mezzanine Lobby)

Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave Swarthmore PA 19081

2019 East Coast Taiko Conference

Special performance of Propel with Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble members and Isaku Kageyama

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Cornell University Statler Hall (Statler 185)

8:00 PM 


Talk on Spall Fragments Concert.

Saturday, November 10 2018

10:15 AM ~12:30 PM Slot

Music of Asian-America Research Center Conference 

University of Pennsylvania, ARCH building

3601 Locust Walk, Philadelphia PA

2020 East Coast Taiko Conference

Saturday & Sunday, February 22-23, 2020 

University of Connecticut


Swarthmore College 

Spring 2020 Semester

(Dance 49D) Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble

(for Swarthmore College and Tri-Co Students)

Fridays 2:15 PM~5:15 PM

(Week 1 of the semester is auditions!)

Colgate University

Sounds of the Fall 

Taiko Performance and Lecture/Demo with Colgate University students

Free and open to the public.

Friday, October 18

5:00 PM

ALANA Cultural Center

13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA

Eitetsu Hayashi:

NYC and Philadelphia Workshop Tour

August 27 and 28 2019 (Philadelphia)

August 29~September 1 2019 (NYC)

Philadelphia Details

NYC Details


2019 North American Taiko Conference

August 9~11 2019

Portland State University, OR


1.) Yatai Bayashi: Introduction to Chudaiko and Shimedaiko (two sessions)

2.) Uchiwadaiko: Falling and Catching in "Forest"

East Coast Taiko Conference

February 22~24 2019

Cornell University, Ithaca NY


1.) Kyo-Jaku and Onshoku (Dynamics and Timbre)

2.) Fan Drum Choreography

3.) "Bounding" - Exploring Eitetsu-based Methodology with Two-Drum Set

Swarthmore College FINISHED

Spring 2019 Semester

Taiko Repertory (Dance 49D)

For Swarthmore College students.

Fridays 2:15 PM~5:00 PM

© Joseph Small, 2020