Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc./Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High Street
Chippewa Falls, WI54729
One World Taiko: Japanese Taiko Drumming
Taiko means "drum" in Japanese and One World Taiko is a professional Japanese drum ensemble that will captivate people of all ages with their heart pounding beats, dynamic movement and rhythmic grooves. Gary and Nancy will perform on drums ranging from the huge "odaiko" which is almost 5 feet in diameter all the way to the "shimedaiko," which is the size of a snare drum. Along with the drums they will include different sized gongs and cymbals made of brass to complete the experience. One World Taiko will perform traditional and original compositions, interwoven with descriptions of the drums and other instruments, as well as a history of taiko. Tickets: Adults $6, Youth $3, Senior caregivers free.