Mu Performing Arts taiko students who have successfully completed the Introductory Class may attend one or more of the weekly, ongoing taiko classes at or below their level. Pre-registration is not required for ongoing classes and students may join at any time. All students have the opportunity to perform in the annual student recital! See below for Tuition and Class Policies.
Email Cathie VanDanacker ( for further information.


SUNDAY'S 6:00 - 7:30pm
Focus: Basics, Drills & Skills
Prerequisite: Introductory Taiko
JUL 26 (Jennifer Weir)
AUG 02 & 09 (Jennifer Weir)
AUG 16 (Michiko Buchanan)

WEDNESDAY'S 6:00 - 7:30pm
Focus: Basics, Drills & Skills
Prerequisite: Introductory Taiko
AUG: 05 (Heather Jeche)
AUG: 12 - 19 - 26 (Cathie VanDanacker)

On Going Classes

Prerequisite: Introductory Taiko
This multi-level, recreational, non-recital focused class will take a holistic, body/mind sensitive approach to the art of taiko using standard Mu Daiko taiko program exercises and repertoire.
TUESDAY'S @ 7:30-9:00pm
Instructor: Iris Shiraishi
JUL: 21 - 28
AUG: 4 (No Class Aug 11th, 18th, 25th)


ONGOING TAIKO CLASS TUITION (effective Aug 22, 2013):
• $150/10-Class Card; $90/5-Class Card.
• Taiko Class Cards are valid for 6 months and are nonrefundable and nontransferable
• Pay online or via check payable to "Mu Performing Arts" and given to instructor

• In the event of a class cancellation due to adverse weather conditions or instructor illness/emergency, the class will be notified via email. The cancellation will also be noted on the Class Calendar.

• The length of any given class will be reduced if the minimum class enrollment (5) is not met: 3-4 students/1 hour; 1-2 students/30 minutes; tuition for the reduced-length class remains the same - one stamp on your Taiko Class Card or the single class rate of $20
• If a class does not reach the minimum enrollment (5) for three consecutive sessions, it will be cancelled for the remainder of the semester.

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