Threads of Aspiration – Derek Nakamoto

Taiko Arts Center supported the creation of “Threads of Aspiration,” composed by composer/arranger/pianist Derek Nakamoto of Los Angeles. Thispiece was premiered at the Taiko Drum and Dance concert as the finale hat celebrates the collaborative spirit of the concert. Nakamoto was born and raised in Honolulu, and currently lives in Los Angeles; he has recorded, arranged, […]

midnight moon

Midnight Moon – Taiko Drum and Dance

“Midnight Moon,” a new composition by Kenny Endo combining taiko and dance premier at Taiko Drum and Dance Concert at Kennedy Theatre Feb 8 – 17, 2013. Featuring members of Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble and students from the University of Hawaii Department of Dance. Articles and Reviews “The Department of Theatre and Dance teams up […]