WADAIKO (和大虎)

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About Us

Welcome! We are WADAIKO, Rochester's only taiko group! We are a performing arts group that specializes in the art of Japanese drumming and dancing. Our mission is to share the art of taiko and raise interest in both Japanese culture and music.

Our Team

Mira McDonald
Vice President
Karin Sannomiya
Public Relations
Jessica Niem
Treasurer
Nikki Aldridge
President
Laurie Conrad
Advisor

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Officers

61

Members

170

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have musical experience?

No experience necessary! Any skill level is welcome. We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

What about equipment?

We will have some equipment available for you to use. We recommend that members eventually make or buy their own pair of bachi (drum sticks) to practice with. Performers do need their own uniform though!

Who gets to perform?

Every member who works hard to learn the beats and choreography will have a chance to perform.

What if I need an interpreter?

If you require an interpreter, no problem! We’ll work with you to make sure an interpreter is present. If you’re Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing, you’ll still be able to feel the vibrations of the drums.

Email: roctaiko@gmail.com

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WADAIKO

1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY, 14623
United States