June 5, 2023


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Coppell Arts Center presents San Jose Taiko


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San Jose Taiko

Photo courtesy of San Jose Taiko

San Jose Taiko has mesmerized audiences for 3 decades with the powerful and propulsive seems of the taiko drum. Inspired by common Japanese drumming, San Jose Taiko performers specific the elegance and harmony of the human spirit while the voice of taiko. All compositions carried out by SJT are published or organized by associates of the group. Composing, choreographing, designing and generating costumes and handcrafting of the drums are all section of this holistic procedure. Through this singleness of intellect and spirit, harmony is attained and the tunes rings with unity and clarity.

SJT has broadened this historical artwork kind into a design and style that joins the conventional rhythms of Japanese drumming with other globe rhythms, which include African, Brazilian, Filipino, Latin, and jazz, bridging quite a few models, although continue to resonating with the Asian soul in America. Corporation members study both traditional and contemporary dance with main choreographers, producing performances that are theatrical extravaganzas of motion and audio.

They will also place on an interactive instructional application at 1 pm, presenting the company’s simple philosophical ideas and participating the pupils to actively take part in its superior-action demonstration.


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