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  • Jan 18 Wyngate Bethesda, MD
  • Jan 18 Belle Grove Elementary Anne Arundel County, md
  • Jan 18 The Tidewater School PO Box 755 / 120 Cox Road Huntingtown, MD 20639 The Tidewater School PO Box 755 / 120 Cox Road Huntingtown, MD 20639, MD
  • Jan 20 Tilghman Elementary 21374 Foster Avenue Tilghman, MD 21671 tilgham, md
  • Jan 29 The Winter Visual & Performing Arts Center Millersville, PA


Taikoza and East Winds, Inc knows the arts are a critical component of every child’s social, intellectual and personal development. To maintain the arts’ essential role in the lives of all young New Yorkers, we present unique performances and creative collaborations that support learning through the arts for children, schools and families throughout New York City. You can support the power of the arts and learning by clicking on the Donate button and making a gift to East Winds, Inc. through our secure donation site.

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太鼓座 ー TAIKOZA- 

Come discover the wonderful world that Taikoza creates through sounds and sights. Taikoza is the only Taiko group that features taiko drums, shakuhachi, fue and dance in a mind blowing performances. Director Marco Lienhard- the Shakuhachi the international Shakuhachi virtuoso is the musical director of the group. Taikoza is the only US professional group that blends these instruments and Japanese traditional dances to their performance. Taikoza has thrilled and entertained audiences of all ages around the world. 

Taikoza will thrill your senses with their passionate performance. Soulful Shakuhachi music performed by an international Master accompanied by the powerful and ancestral Taiko drums of Taikoza. Check our calendar and our music. For those interested in booking the group send us an email to taikoza@gmail.com

We have a brand new CD  Voice of the Earth  and we are working on the next CD Kodama (Tree Spirit)that came out this summer- 

The new Shakuhachi CD,a wonderful album of classical music played on the Shakuhachi and the piano. The album is called Reverie (day dreaming) and you can find it on cdbaby.com or iTunes- great gifts for friends or for yourself. Includes Bach, Puccini,etc.


For a mind blowing experience of taiko drumming -Don't miss the opportunity to see Taikoza live or make them part of your event. 

Taikoza concert check calendar 

Taikoza concerts this summer in New York are possible thanks to a grant from Ydanis Rodriguez NYC Council Member and public Funds from the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Lower Manhattan cultural Council and the Immigrant Initiative Grant:

2017  January concerts


NYC shows:
1/8 2pm at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House on Upper East Side-great opportunity to also check the new subway line


CD sale for Holidays look at the widget for special sale



Taikoza studio

Wed 4:30-7:30

Saturday 12 PM -4 PM

584  8th Ave close to 38th street
RM 404 The Music Building 4th floor
call 917-353-9775 if you cannot get in 
email if you plan to attend: shaku8@aol.com
Pay for Classes & workshops here


TAIKOZA Experience the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Japanese Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Hear and feel the ancestral Taiko drums give thunderous voice to traditional and new compositions.Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums-and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings. Big Drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thumping energy. This exciting group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance. With colorful traditional costumes and dynamic motion, Taikoza’s shows are immensely popular with audiences of all ages. Drawing from Japan's rich tradition of music and performance, Taikoza has created a new sound using a variety of traditional instruments. In addition to drums of assorted sizes, Taikoza incorporates the shakuhachi and the fue (both bamboo flutes) and colorful dances. Led by Internationally known Shakuhachi and Taiko Master Marco Lienhard.The group has toured internationally and has appeared on ESPN, NBC, History Channel, Swiss TV, Russian National TV and many other programs around the world. Taikoza’s music is featured on Nintendo’s wii game: Red Steel 1 and 2. Check our video page . Here isa sample from a show at the Japan SocietyCheck the calendar for dates in your city. Also available for educational school programs - one of the best Assemblies you will experience in decades. Available for your events anywhere in the world.Come and discover more about this amazing group and their magical music.We have  Children and Adult classes Wednesdays and Saturdays in New York city and workshops  midtown in The Music Building 4th floor at  584 Eigth Avenue, studio 404 Midtown,NYC. For more info click on BIO link      Check our  CDsand concertFor bookings anywhere in the world contact us at taikoza@gmail.comDONATE  To East winds, Inc. to help finance our new programs and concerts and with your contributions you can help fund  free concerts in the Parks and  help us bring free or affordable  School Educational programs to the New York metropolitan area students - schools that cannot afford music programs!!!!Make a difference and help us to bring Taiko and Japanese music to the students!!!!We thank you in advance for your generous gift.