Taiko Drumming Master Class
October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm$7 – $20
Students of all ages can learn the Japanese art of Taiko drumming in this master class. There will be two sessions: a youth class for ages 7-12 from 10:00–11:15 AM, and a teen/adult class from 11:30 AM–1:00 PM. Class size is limited, pre-registration is required. No experience in drumming necessary!
Born in Nagoya, Japan, Ken Koshio is a Phoenix-based drummer, singer and songwriter. Koshio has performed all over the world, and he was the first person outside of Japan to receive a certified teaching license of Hiroshima Jidaiko (indigenous Taiko drum) from the Hiroshima Preservation Society.
Carolyn Koebel has been exploring rhythm and vibration for the past thirty years. She holds degrees of distinction in music therapy and percussion studies from Western Michigan University and Michigan State University. Much of her work focuses on rhythm-based music therapy and music for personal transformation and Spiritual connection.
Running October 18 – December 1, 2019, the Connecting Chords Music Festival events center around the common convictions and threads that draw our community together – the importance of cultural traditions, human dignity, and the increased understanding of various faith traditions.
Learn more about the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music at www.mfsm.us.