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Taiko Drums

Primary School children attended Taiko Drum workshops presented by our visiting Musician.

"Japanese taiko drums, while having antecedents in Chinese and Korean drums, have been developed into a wide range of percussion instruments that are used in both Japanese folk and classical musical traditions."


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"The drummer was amazing. I could not have imagined better. those 20 minutes were extremely worth it."

Tarin, 13A
Wednesday, May 2, 2007


"I would like to see how he played and what it goes like! I even wanted to try to played it by myself! I think he must be very very good at the drum! I can't wait to see it tomorrow!"

Vivian, 5B
Wednesday, May 2, 2007


"When he hit the wider, shorter drum, the whole room seemed to vibrate. He was such a good drummer to keep the pace for 20 minutes!"

Kaurakit, 8H
Wednesday, May 2, 2007


"The drummer was really talented.He must have worked with the drum for a long time before he could have remembered all of those drumming patterns."

Drew, 9W
Wednesday, May 2, 2007


""The drumer was amazing! I realy liked it . I've never seen any one drum so well and fast""

Kathryn , 5H
Thursday, May 3, 2007


"I've heard about Taiko Drums since I joined Year 8, but I haven't seen it at all before yesterday - a little miracle!"

Beam Muangsook, 8C
Thursday, May 3, 2007


"The Taiko drummer was amazing!It was so cool! I can't believe he played for the Olympics in 1998! It was fun in the workshop! Canter canter canter gallop canter...."

Alex, 4M
Thursday, May 3, 2007


"The drummer was extremely skilled! He created many different sounds from just two drums! The chance to meet somebody who played in the Olympics is very, very rare ..."

Lily Ekasastr, 6A
Friday, May 4, 2007


"When I was playing the drum, it was very confusing. Though I really like the beat and it sounded very professional too!"

Mimi Minprapa, 6T
Friday, May 4, 2007


"The drummer was really fantastic at playing the drums and also explaining how to play the drum! My hands felt so active after drumming!"

Alisha, 5G
Friday, May 4, 2007


"It was an unforgettable event that we all had. It was hard although on the other hand it was really amazing and fun!"

Tatiksha Singh, 6B
Friday, May 4, 2007


"it was good fun, I hope we can do it again next time."

kishen, 6B
Friday, May 4, 2007


"Wow the taiko drummer was AMAZING!!! he played in the 1998 olimpics compitition! a big well done to him!"

Leela Saengprathum, 4J
Friday, May 4, 2007


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