Join us for a performance of Japanese Taiko Drumming by Burlington Taiko Group. A popular annual Claremont community Tradition, this will be WCCMA’s first ensemble public performance since before the pandemic. This performance will take place outdoors at Union Episcopal Church, the rain location will be inside the church. Please bring a chair or blanket.
This event is by free will sliding scale donation, suggested at $5-45. Students are free. Your donations help to support keeping live music and arts education live and local!
This concert will be available in person and streamed. An HD version of the concert will be uploaded after the performance in the event in the event of streaming issues or imperfections.
About Burlington Taiko Group
Since 1987, Burlington Taiko has been mesmerizing audiences with the powerful, spellbinding and propulsive sounds of the taiko.Burlington Taiko Group estimates it has introduced over half a million people to the power of taiko via public performances including feature performances at the 100th running of the Boston Marathon, annual performances at Burlington’s First Night, the Joseph Campbell – Keepers of the Lore festival, the Black Ships Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, and over 200 corporate, collegiate and public performances.In 2001, Burlington Taiko received First Night International’s Prism Award, first place recognition for Most Creative Programming.In 2002 Burlington Taiko participated in its first tour of Japan, performing a series of concerts in the prefecture of Tottori at the Gaina Matsuri in Yonago.The group has been honored 3 times by the International Taiko community having been selected as a feature performer at the 2008 40th International Taiko Festival in San Francisco, the 1999 North American Taiko Conference in Los Angeles, and the 1998 30th International Taiko Festival in San Francisco.Burlington Taikois the performance arm of our non-profit entity, Taiko AikoKai New England (TANE). Our mission: to promote the performance and practice of Taiko and provide education about Taiko and Japanese culture.