10/23 Introductory Taiko Workshop with Mark H Rooney

Saturday, October 23, 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Ever wonder what it’s like to play a drum with your whole body? Learn the powerful and dynamic art of Japanese drumming with Mark H Rooney. Taiko is a dynamic art form based on traditional Japanese drumming practiced all over the world. This workshop is designed to introduce the basics of taiko technique, practice of kumidaiko (ensemble drumming), awareness of ki (energy), use of koe (voice), history and philosophy — all while having a good time! No experience necessary, but come ready for a workout! Ages 13 and up.


Max. number of participants = 20


Dance Exchange – Studio 1
7117 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912


– workshop size will be kept at 20 students
– instructors are all fully vaccinated
– masking protocols will be strictly observed in the building

MARK H ROONEY has been studying, performing & teaching Taiko in the Eastern US, Japan, and Europe for over 20 years. Questions? Contact Mark at markh@markhtaiko.com or visit markhtaiko.com.

$50 Workshop

Event Details
  • Start Date
    October 23, 2021 5:00 pm
  • End Date
    October 23, 2021 8:00 pm
  • Status
  • Address
    7117 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912