that offers taiko drum instruction, education, and performances.
Richard J Daley Center, 50 W Washington St. Chicago, IL 60602
JASC4427 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640, United States
Holy Cross Catholic Church4541 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60609, United States
Arlington Heights Memorial Library500 North Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004, United States
Collaborators and Friends
Tsukasa Taiko is proud of our collaborative efforts with various aspects of the arts.
Grand Master Fujima Shunojo
Grand Master Fujima Yoshinojo (Rika Lin)
Founder and Director of GenRyu Arts
Fukuhara Hyakkyo (flute)
& Fukuhara Tsuruka (taiko)
Both artists are certified performers from the traditional Fukuhara clan performing actively in the Kabuki - Nagauta tradition as well as other collaborative works.
Born into a traditional Shakuhachi (bamboo flute) family, he started his formal practice in early age under acclaimed grand master Taizan Kawamura.
Aoki formed the National Gintenkai Project, teaching advanced players from Gen Taiko the same Gintenkai pieces he teaches Tsukasa’s Gintenkai Unit. Throughout the year, members fly out to play in annual performances for each group.