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Cal Raijin Taiko

Cal Raijin Taiko

Thu, Jul 7, 2016
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
(415) 543-1718

Thu, Jul 7, 2016, 12:30pm1:30pm


The ancient Japanese percussion tradition known as taiko has deep roots in the Bay Area (the nation’s first taiko dojo came together in San Francisco in 1968). But it wasn’t until a decade ago that a small and determined group of Cal students formed UC Berkeley’s first taiko ensemble. Quickly making up for lost time, Cal Raijin Taiko has gained widespread respect with their dynamic, engaging performances. With a repertoire consisting entirely of original compositions, Cal Raijin Taiko is dedicated to spreading their knowledge, love, and passion for Japanese drumming to the campus and surrounding communities.

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