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Japanese Taiko Drumming for Kids

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Children’s Taiko Classes in Boulder

Invite your children to experience the heartbeat of Japanese culture with our Kids Taiko classes.

Led by thirty-year Taiko Drumming veteran, Julia Misawa, children learn to coordinate their minds and bodies through engaging drumming lessons, lively rhythmic activities, and delving into the cultural art of taiko.

Enroll your child in Boulder Taiko's Children's Classes at One Dojo. Together, let's continue bringing the joy of taiko to the Boulder community!

Join the rhythm adventure now!
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Little Dragons Kids Taiko Course

June 7 – August 30, 2024  |  Fridays 4:15 – 5:30pm

We’re thrilled to extend our Kids Taiko classes!

Boulder Taiko will be providing an engaging and enriching experience in the world of Taiko drumming for our young participants this summer of 2024.


With a series of upcoming events this summer, including the Denver Cherry Blossom Festival in June, the Dragon Boat Festival in July, the City of Louisville’s family event in August, and potentially the Hometown Festival in September, your children will have many fun performance opportunities to look forward to!

Join the rhythm adventure!

Course Overview  

Dates: Friday, June 7 to Friday, August, 30, 2024, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Age Range: Open to ages 5 to 12 years old
Duration: 75 minutes. Children may join at any time during the class.
Cost: $85 per month. No makeup class: 13 sessions total
Special offer: $225 for three months. Saving $30!

Course Description

Our Little Dragons Kids Taiko Course is an exciting and immersive introduction to the world of Taiko drumming, specifically the continuation of the program as Little Dragons, designed specifically for children ages 5 to 12.


Led by experienced instructor, Julia Misawa, this course offers a dynamic blend of rhythm, movement, and cultural exploration.

Throughout the program, participants will learn fundamental Taiko drumming techniques, including stance, striking, rhythm patterns, and a new song(s), all while fostering teamwork, discipline, and confidence. Each session is carefully crafted to engage young learners and inspire a lifelong appreciation for music and Japanese culture.

As part of the course, students will have the opportunity to showcase their newfound skills at various community events, including the Denver Cherry Blossom Festival in June, the Dragon Boat Festival in July, and the City of Louisville's family event in August.

Join us for an unforgettable journey into the art of Taiko drumming and watch as your child discovers the power of rhythm, unity, and creativity.

We believe this course will enrich our participants’ experience and provide them with valuable skills and memories to cherish.

Start Taiko Any Week of the Year!

Try 1 Week of Taiko and all the
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t One Dojo for $25

Reserve your spot in a class below:

Taiko Meditation

9:00-10:00 am starts Sunday Sep 17

Taiko Rhythmic Exercise

Tue+Thu, 12 noon. Starts Sun Sep 12

Taiko All-Levels

Saturdays, 1:15-2:45 pm

Sundays, 10-12 noon, 3x per month

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