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Okinawan Taiko Drummers of Wisconsin (Lucas Schneider)

Instrument/Discipline: Ryūkyū Taiko
School (流): Madison West High School, Wisconsin
Professional Name (芸名): Okinawan Taiko Drummers of Wisconsin

Email: knowpeace.nowar@gmail.com
Website: www.otdw.com

Do you teach? Yes

Additional information:

Okinawan Taiko Drummers of Wisconsin is a group of students from West High School in Madison, Wisconsin. They perform a variety of traditional and modern folk dances from Okinawa, Japan and are partners with the Nakijin, Okinawa-based Imajin Taiko. They teach anyone interested in learning Eisa (Okinawan Taiko Drumming), generally high school students in Madison and the surrounding area, after school. They perform at various events in the Madison area and annually at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.