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Taiko Drum Artist, Choreographer, Educator


Concert: Lion~Dogs (as member of Taikoz)

June 30 and July 1 2023, 7:30 PM

NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art) Playhouse Theatre

215 Anzac Parade, Kensington NSW, 2033 Australia

Concert: Side-by-Side (as member of Taikoz)

August 26. Details TBA!


Inaugural North American Taiko Taikai (tournament)

Acting as judge and performing with Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble members in judges' evening concert. More information.

11:00 AM Taikai start

6:00 PM Concert start

May 20, 2023. Terasaki Budokan, 249 S Los Angeles St

Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

Memories of Home / Tagong Yaman

May 7, 2023.

Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia PA.

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Collaboration with Anito Gavino and their company Malayaworks, with sculptural and visual artists Mic Dino Boekelmann and Brandon Aquino Straus.

Moontides: Special Collaboration with Kizuna Dance (NYC) and Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble, as part of Kizuna Dance in Concert

Pearson-Hall Theater, Lang Performing Arts Center

Swarthmore College

500 College Ave, Swarthmore PA 19081
February 25 2023. 8:00 PM 

Free and Open to the Public

Presented by the William J. Cooper Foundation and the Swarthmore Dance Program. Co-supported by the Japanese Program.

Special Solo Performance

DASSAI 打祭 Concert Showcase, Osaka
Kadoma City Citizens Cultural Center, Lumiere Hall

Osaka, Japan

August 14, 2021

2:00 PM concert start JST.

Swarthmore College 

Spring 2023 Semester

Dance 57 Taiko I

(for Swarthmore College and Tri-Co Students)

Mon. and Wed. 7:30-9:00 PM Eastern time

Dance 49D Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble

Fri. 2:15-5:15 PM Eastern time

2020 East Coast Taiko Conference

Saturday & Sunday, February 22-23, 2020 

University of Connecticut


Colgate University

Sounds of the Fall 

Taiko Performance and Lecture/Demo with Colgate University students

Free and open to the public.

Friday, October 18 2019

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

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