2020 Taiko For All Gathering

SAVE THE DATE: April 18-19, 2020

WHERE: San Jose Taiko Studio

WHAT: A gathering of people using taiko as a tool for inclusivity and wellness

GOAL: Share experiences and best practices for the meaningful work many of us are doing through taiko. How do we recognize/support each other as we increase the accessibility of this art form and use it to promote a healthier and more inclusive community? What are some obstacles we’re all facing as we explore the use of taiko outside of performance?

COST: $250.00 Includes some meals. Does not include lodging or transportation.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Application to attend the gathering below.

Application: Taiko For All Gathering

Due to the peer learning aspect of this gathering, preference will be given to taiko players who already have experience working in this area. To ensure diversity of participants' geographic representation and fields of work, the number of people per taiko group permitted to attend may be limited.

Deadline to apply December 1, 2019. Applicants will be notified no later than January 15, 2020. If you need to know sooner for travel coordinating purposes please let us know.

Name *
Are you currently part of a taiko group? *
Is your interest in this gathering your own personal interest or are you representing your group? Select any that apply. *
How long have you been doing this type of work?
Ideally presentations would be facilitated by attendees and would include an experiential component (ex: a specific activity that you do within your work utilizing taiko) and best practices/lessons learned? Would you be interested in sharing/presenting your work to other attendees?
The planning committee may be interested in your presentation, but may want to increase its impact by connecting it with another proposed session/partner, or other changes. Would you feel comfortable working with us on the presentation format? Note: Checking yes will increase your chances of receiving an invitation to present at the gathering.