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Zenshin Daiko's 19th Annual Taiko Festival

TF2018 Poster

Founded in 1992, Stanford Taiko is one of the leading collegiate taiko groups in North America. During its 26-year history, the group has concertized both internationally and domestically, including tours to Japan, Thailand, China, Guatemala, and the Pacific Northwest. Stanford Taiko remains the only collegiate taiko ensemble to perform at Taiko Jam, the showcase event of the biennial North American Taiko Conference. The group is thrilled to return to Maui, which it last visited in 2011.

Kenny Endo is at the vanguard of the taiko genre, continually paving new paths for this Japanese style of drumming. A performer, composer, and teacher of taiko with numerous awards and accolades, Kenny Endo is a consummate artist, blending Japanese taiko with rhythms influenced from around the world into original melodies and improvisation.

Zenshin Daiko is a non-profit corporation dedicated to teaching taiko to children and sharing it with the community. Since forming in 1999 Zenshin Daiko has performed in over 900 cultural and community events all over Maui and the neighbor islands. Zenshin Daiko has also performed in Wisconsin, California, Minnesota, Texas, Nevada and Japan.