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. 

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Saturday, December 17 2022 3:00 - 3:30pm @ Easthampton River Valley Co-Op: River Valley Co-Op Winter Celebration (weather permitting)

Saturday, December 31 2022 3:00 - 3:45pm @ Smith College Sweeney Concert Hall: First Night Northampton 

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. 

Taiko fuses rhythm and movement; mind, soul, and body. Playing together brings people together. Try your hand at the big drums!

Mountain River Taiko is grateful for the support of the Mass Cultural Council and the Members of the House Asian Caucus through the FY22 AAPI COVID Recovery Grant Program. 

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All gifts to Mountain River Taiko, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.