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Taiko

Taiko Classes

Come Watch a Class or a Rehearsal

Stuart Paton, co-founder and Artistic Director of Burlington Taiko Group, has devoted the past 25 years to performing and teaching taiko to children and adults here in the Burlington area and throughout New England. He is currently the primary instructor at the Burlington Taiko Space and his teaching style integrates the best of what he experienced as a child growing up in Tokyo with many successful strategies in American education. Some of the main tenets of his teaching are:

• Mutual respect
• Politeness
• Focus on Art form's needs
• Focus on group needs

Taiko is an art form that involves music, voice and movement. Each session of the beginning-level classes focuses on introducing the basic notes and movement of one taiko piece. Students should come to class in loose-fitting exercise wear; sweat pants and a  t-shirt work well. All equipment is provided. No previous experience is necessary!

For more information email spaton55@gmail.com or call (802) 999-4255.
Please register online or come directly to the first class!

Burlington Taiko Class schedule
LOCATION The Taiko Space, 208 Flynn Avenue, Suite 3-G, Burlington (across from Chef's Corner South End)

MONDAY TAIKO ADVANCED BEGINNERS Mondays 6:00-8:20 pm

A 5 person minimum is required to run class, invite friends!

Session Start Date Duration No Class Tuition
September 9/11/17 3 weeks $90
October 10/2/17 3 weeks $90

WEDNESDAY ACCELERATED TAIKO PROGRAM (Adult Beginners/Immersion) Wednesdays 6:30-8:20 pm

Session Start Date Duration No Class Tuition
April 9/20/17 $15/drop-in, $12/hr bulk rate

TUESDAY KIDS & PARENTS BEGINNER (age 6 and up) Tuesdays, 4:30-5:20 pm

Session Start Date Duration No Class Tuition
September 9/12/17 6 weeks $60/child, $114/pair

TUESDAY RECREATIONAL TAIKO CLASS (ADULTS & TEENS) Tuesdays, 5:30-6:20 pm

Session Start Date Duration No Class Tuition
September 9/12/17 6 weeks $72/6-weeks, $15/drop-in

WEDNESDAY KIDS & PARENTS BEGINNER (4 & 5 yr-olds) Wednesdays, 4:30-5:20 pm

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MONTPELIER Taiko Class schedule
LOCATION Capital City Grange, 6612 VT-12, Berlin, VT 05602
MONTPELIER KIDS (ages 3-5) AND PARENTS TAIKO CLASS Thursdays 3:30-4:20 pm
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MONTPELIER KIDS (ages 6 & up) AND PARENTS TAIKO CLASS Thursdays 4:30-5:20 pm
Session Start Date Duration No Class Tuition
MONTPELIER TAIKO BEGINNERS (Ages 12 and up) Thursdays 5:30-6:50 pm Tuition: $22/walk-ins
Session Start Date Duration No Class Tuition