MT Returns for CAA 2023 Lunar New Year Celebration

Manhattan Taiko returning and new members alike gathered with our friends at Center for All Abilities to celebrate the 2023 turning of the Lunar New Year, welcoming in the year of the Rabbit with a rousing Taiko drumming performance and interactive workshop. Here are some photos and video from the event. More video of MTContinue reading “MT Returns for CAA 2023 Lunar New Year Celebration”

Manhattan Taiko Welcomes Year of the Tiger with CAA at 2022 Lunar New Year Celebration!!!

Finally, a new post! Thank you for your patience! Manhattan Taiko has continued to meet and practice and perform throughout the pandemic both in virtually and in person. Manhattan Taiko was invited to perform for Center for All Abilities’ 2022 Lunar New Year celebration! We celebrated the auspicious beginning of the Year of the TigerContinue reading “Manhattan Taiko Welcomes Year of the Tiger with CAA at 2022 Lunar New Year Celebration!!!”

Dec 6th – Another Great In-Person Practice

Thank you to all members who were able to join us for our second safe and socially distanced in-person practice since the start of the pandemic. Thank you Diana and Tribeca 360 for the use of the beautiful space. And thank you Chica for visiting us from Kizuna Daiko! I think we all felt betterContinue reading “Dec 6th – Another Great In-Person Practice”

Aug 23 – First Live Practice Since Covid!

On August 23rd we met for the first time in 6 months to practice in-person on real taiko! Thank you Diana for helping us arrange the use of space at Tribeca Rooftop for this powerful occasion to gather safely and drum together. All these familiar and beautiful people gathering and smiling and chatting and playingContinue reading “Aug 23 – First Live Practice Since Covid!”

Practices and Performances SUSPENDED

(Latest Update 3/29/2020) All MT Events and practices are suspended during the Covid outbreak or until such time as NYC social distancing and shelter-in-place mandates end) In the meantime everyone stay safe and healthy, and consider practicing our songs at home on your practice drum! Also, to keep fit while sheltering inside, consider doing theContinue reading “Practices and Performances SUSPENDED”

New MT Website Finally Open

Hello World! This is the new website for Manhattan Taiko, the traditional Japanese Drumming group based out of Manhattan NY. I am posting a few test posts to preview how they will appear on the website. You can look forward to great content here like photos and news of our various events and performances, generalContinue reading “New MT Website Finally Open”