Japanese drumming in Western Massachusetts
Mountain River Taiko is the only Japanese drumming group in western Massachusetts. We are a multi-generational community group sharing our love for taiko in the Connecticut River Valley region for over 10 years.
Registration is open for our 8-week beginner course! Over the course of 8 weeks, participants will gain an introduction to taiko, as well as fundamental skills regarding form, strike, and rhythm. The last session will include a small recital for family and friends. No experience necessary! Register here: https://givebutter.com/BeginnerTaiko24
Not sure about taiko yet? Join us for a one-hour Try Taiko Workshop on Tuesday, 2/13 @ 5:30pm to give taiko a whirl! Register here: https://givebutter.com/TryTaiko20240213
We are a proud recipient of a Flexible Funding Grant from the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts! Thank you to the CFWM for supporting a vibrant local arts community in our region!
Tuesday, February 13 5:30 - 6:30pm @ BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity: Try Taiko Workshop (https://givebutter.com/TryTaiko20240213)
Tuesdays, March 5 - April 23 5:30 - 6:30pm @ BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity: Beginner Classes (https://givebutter.com/BeginnerTaiko24)
Friday, March 29 @ UMass Amherst : UMass JSA Spring Festival 'City Pop'
Interested in learning more about playing taiko? Mountain River Taiko offers a beginner program that takes a deep dive into taiko fundamentals.
Add the thunderous sound of taiko to your next event! Mountain River Taiko is available for performances for a variety of locales, lengths, and budgets.
Support us with a vote!
Vote for Mountain River Taiko (Florence, MA) for Florence Bank's Customer Choice Community Grant Awards! Florence Bank is awarding a total of $125,000 to nonprofits throughout the region, based on votes from their Bank customers, and we would like to be among the winners! We need your support. Follow this link to cast your vote today:
Donate your car to support taiko!
You can donate your vehicle and support taiko in western Massachusetts! Donating is easy, the pick-up is free, and your gift is tax-deductible.
Donations & Merchandise
Help support community taiko in western Massachusetts-- Donate at the link below!
** Merch purchases are intended for in-person sales only. Unless explicitly stated, we will not ship merchandise.
All gifts to Mountain River Taiko, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.