01.01.11Back from Dubai!
Happy Holidays! We hope that everybody had a safe, healthy, and happy new year! Now that we are all back home to Colorado, we are looking forward to a wonderful 2011 filled with exciting performances and educational opportunities. Keep an eye-out for new updates, our 5-Song EP (recorded by Justin Peacock at The Hook Factory) and Mirai Daiko T-Shirts will be on-sale at our bandcamp site in the near future. See you soon!
10.30.10All Ages Taiko Workshop @ Swallow Hill Music School
Mirai Daiko will host another two-hour taiko workshop for students of all ages at Swallow Hill Music School on Saturday, October 30th from 11AM - 1PM!
Register Early and get $2 off: $18 / $16 members
Hope to see you there!
08.05.10Westword Preview of Mirai Daiko LIVE!
DRUM AND DANCE
Japanese art forms are often characterized by their fluid organization and elegant simplicity — and the art of taiko is no exception. A type of choreographed percussion, the form involves the primal, simultaneous drumming of several performers, whose graceful physical flourishes convey an almost ballet-like visual element... (click launch related site to read more)
08.05.10AsiaXpress.com Article about Mirai Daiko LIVE!
Close-knit all-female taiko group looks to explore old, new sounds at Aug. 7 show in Denver
By Joe Nguyen, AsiaXpress.com
ARVADA – It's about family for the women of Mirai Daiko.
The all-female taiko group is a close-knit family, especially since most of them are family. Sisters Shannon Umetani, Keiko and Meg Ozaki, cousin Courtney Ozaki and longtime friends Erika Tanaka and June Kurobane make up the six-woman percussion band, who will perform at 3 p.m. on Aug. 7 at the Curious Theatre in Denver...(click launch related site to read more)