August 19 - 21 2022 // 80 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Toronto Taiko Festival 2022 - Womxn and Taiko

Despite the COVID-related postponements we faced over the past few years, we are excited to bring you an awesome festival in 2022! We are very excited to be featuring different taiko players from across the region – Michelle Fujii from Portland, Oregon; Kristy Oshiro from San Francisco and our local heroes Aki Takahashi and Heidi Chan. We have also arranged guest groups visiting from Vancouver, Montreal and Ottawa. We are looking forward to seeing you this year for Toronto Taiko Festival 2022!

2022 Toronto Taiko Festival Schedule


 DAY ONE // AUGUST 19 

09:00 AM -
01:00 PM

Registration
U of T Faculty of Music Lobby

02:00 PM
-
04:30 PM

Workshop Block #1
  • 1A - Bachi Twirling with Kristy Oshiro

  • 1B - Taiko Empowerment: Exploration of Identity with Michelle Fujii

  • 1C - Essential Exercises for Shinobue Playing with Heidi Chan

Register

01:00 PM
-

02:00 PM

Opening Circle
U of T Faculty of Music Lobby

07:00 PM
-
09:00 PM

 

Womxn and Taiko: Public Forum

Walter Hall

Free Event

 DAY TWO // AUGUST 20 

09:00 AM
-
10:00 AM

Registration
U of T Faculty of Music Lobby




 

02:00 PM
-
04:30 PM

Workshop Block #3
  • 3A - Miyake with Aki Takahashi

  • 3B - Advanced Odaiko with Kristy Oshiro

  • 3C - Uchiwa Choreography with Michelle Fuji

Register

10:00 AM
-
12:30 PM

Workshop Block #2
  • 2A - Beta Fundamentals with Raging Asian Womxn Taiko Drummers

  • 2B - Odaiko Fundamentals with Raging Asian Womxn Taiko Drummers

  • 2C - Taiko with KAKE-GOE (voice) with Aki Takahashi

Register

08:00 PM
-
10:00 PM

 

Bang On! Concert

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 DAY THREE // AUGUST 21 

10:00 AM
-
12:30 PM

Workshop Block #4
  • 4A - Taiko Embodiment with Michelle Fuji

  • 4B - Improvising over Multiple Drums with Kristy Oshiro

  • 4C - Shinobue FAQ: Common Questions and Challenges for Fue-Playing with Heidi Chan

Register

01:00 PM
-
01:30 PM

Closing Circle
& Group Photograph
U of T Faculty of Music Lobby
 
Workshop Instructors & Performers
 
Location

Toronto Taiko Festival will be taking place at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music (Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park, Toronto ON M5S 2C5)

 
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