PASSING THE BEAT (10TH ANNIVERSARY!)


Mu Daiko's 11th annual Passing the Beat Student Recital blends high-energy movement, intricate drumming and rhythm in an unforgettable taiko display. Students and their instructors perform new and classic pieces from the Mu Daiko repertoire, fusing musical styles both ancient and contemporary.


THE CAST
Introductory Taiko

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Isuzu Sohma (Aleah Anderson)
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Rocio Carlson
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Arline Datu
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Benjamin Lubet
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Stacey Peterson
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Emma Valentine
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Yuki Sohma (Milly Wood)
Beginning Taiko

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Brett Diethert
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Carol Kuschke
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Ian Olson
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Dave Scheffing
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Hannah Texler
Parent-Child Ongoing

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Seema, Danesh, Rizwan and Amaan Bankwala
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Loretta and Timothy Koch
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Susan Mau and Samuel Larson
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Susan McKinnell and Arthur Campbell
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Christopher, Vanessa and Tristan Stephan
Level 1(Sunday)

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Michiko Buchanan
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Paul Buchanan
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Sara Brazil
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Mickey Connor
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Dan Larson
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Vickie Nordberg
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Cathie VanDanacker
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Ella Waltz
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Sandra Yue
Level 1 (Saturday)

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Amie Burnett
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Mickey Connor
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Leslie Goldsmith
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Loretta Koch
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Maria Singh
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Christopher Stephan
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Vanessa Stephan
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Cathie VanDanacker
Level 2

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Mickey Connor
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Linda Crawford
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Keiko Doi
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Chaiya Isenberg
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Jere Machin
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Cathie VanDanacker
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Sue Ann Woo
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Joyce Ypshimura-Rank
Level 3 (Monday)

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Jenny Allan
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Kelly Berge
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Andy Eng
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Eileen Ho
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Wendy Jedicka
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Kyoko Katayama
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Susan Mau Larson
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Joe Mignano
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Cynthia Bonomo Mueller
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Jeanie Rowe
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Karen Schleske
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Deb SIlverstein
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Susan Tanabe
Level 3 (Sunday)

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Rose Chu
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Jeff Ellsworth
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Andy Eng
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Olivia James
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Wendy Jedicka
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Kyoko Katayama
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Cindy Lein
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Patrick McCabe
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Lisa McDaniel
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Sue Minor
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Deb Silverstein
Mu Commuity Taiko Group

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Rose Chu
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Jeff Ellsworth
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Andy Eng
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Eileen Ho
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Wendy Jedicka
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Kyoko Katayama
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Cindy Lein
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Patrick McCabe
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Joe Mignano
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Sue Minor
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Cynthia Bonomo Mueller
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Karen Schleske
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Susan Tanabe
Mu Daiko Interns

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Joe Mignano and Susan Tanabe
Mu Daiko (recital performers)

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Gregg Amundson
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Jeff Ellsworth
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Eileen Ho
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Heather Jeche
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Craig Schultz
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Iris Shiraishi
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Jennifer Weir

* denotes member of Actors Equity
PRODUCTION STAFF
Stage Manager/Board Operation
Lisa Smith
Lighting Design
Forest Godfrey
T-Shirt Graphic Design and Production
Christopher Stephan

* denotes member of Actors Equity