Performance Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 3 PM

Neighborhood Concert: Soh Daiko

LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
The beat of taiko drumming has resounded throughout Japanese culture for centuries, but New York–based drumming collective Soh Daiko takes that sound into the 21st century. The group’s repertoire includes traditional Japanese Shinto music and taiko compositions, as well as original arrangements by its members. With a variety of visual elements, dynamic choreography, and impressive athleticism, Soh Daiko’s high-energy performances are exhilarating.

There will also be a free origami workshop for kids and teens ages 5 - 14 prior to the performance. There are two time slots available: 1 PM and 2 PM in the theatre lobby. Space is limited. Reservations are required.


  • Soh Daiko
    ·· Jane Conrad
    ·· Tamiko Ooka
    ·· Miyuki Takahashi Rivera
    ·· Akira Baruah
    ·· MacConnell Evans
    ·· Yue Qiu
    ·· Nicholas Loh
    ·· Sarah Gilbert
  • With special guest performers
    ·· Alan Okada
    ·· Merle Okada
    ·· Sanford Ikeda
    ·· Jennifer Wada
    ·· Theodora Yoshikami


    SOH DAIKO Miyake
    SOH DAIKO Yudachi
    SOH DAIKO Matsuri
    SOH DAIKO Shishimai
    SOH DAIKO Hachidan
    SOH DAIKO Tenku no Kaze (encore)
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
LaGuardia Community College
Mainstage Theatre

31-10 Thomson Avenue | Queens
Subway 7 Subway e Subway g Subway m Subway r | Bus: B62, Q32, Q39, Q60
RSVP required: Call 718-482-5151 or click here

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Public support for Neighborhood Concerts is provided by Council Member Helen Rosenthal.

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