Friday, November 23, 2018

Columbia University Fall Taiko Festival / Transformational Conference - Saturday, November 10, 2018

On November 10, NYTAK had a busy Saturday, performing in not one, but 2 performances! The first was the afternoon performance at the Transformational Conference, hosted by NYTAK’s sponsor Dr. Victoria Marsick, Department of Organization and Leadership at TC.

NYTAK performers at the Transformational Conference 2018

Then, it's time to head on Lerner Hall,  where the long awaited Columbia Fall Taiko Festival was to take place! 

It was a tiring but rewarding day for all. Thanks to all the volunteers, performers and especially the organizers!

Columbia University Fall Taiko Festival 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

International Transformative Learning Conference at Teachers College - November 2018

Taiko workshop
Conducted by Dr. Kyoko Toyama
With Dr. Janet Youngblood, and assistance from Mayur
Founder of Teachers College Taiko Society and participants of the workshop. Some of them came from Europe and Oceania. 

Dinner with Janet
She is the reason why we started taiko and her advisor, Dr. Victoria Marsick still continues to be our sponsor for our taiko practice at Teachers College.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Pictures from New York City Marathon & Opening Ceremony - Nov 2 & 4, 2018

For the 4th year in a row we participated in the New York City Marathon Opening Ceremony held on Friday, Nov 2, 2018.  

Then on Sunday, we set up shop in our usual spot in the South Bronx at 138 Canal St. W to cheer on the runners.  

 Drumming, dancing for over 6 hours!

Looking forward to next year!