Beginner-Friendly Taiko Drumming Lesson at a Historical Temple in Tokyo
Feel the powerful rhythm of the drums as a professional taiko master assists you with the techniques. Held in a thousand year old temple, feel the history of Japan while taking part in this wonderful cultural experience.
- Any cancellations made between 7 business days (23:59 local time) to 2 business days (23:59 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
- Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
|Adult/Child (Age 13 & up)||$126|
|Observer (Age 7-12)||$0|
- Drum lesson
- Drum and stick rental fee
- Drumming pants rental
- English-speaking assistant
- Japanese-speaking instructor
Min/Max Quantity To Book
- Min Qty: 2 & Max Qty: 10
10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00,
15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00
- 1 (hrs)
Check In/Pickup Location Details
- Around a 15-minute walk from Fuda Station on the Keio Line.
- Around a 5-minute taxi ride from Fuda Station.
- Children ages 7-12 may take part for free but will only be able to observe and not take part in the lesson.
- Please note that drumming clothe sizes will be limited and may not be available for all participants.
|Beginner-Friendly Taiko Drumming Lesson at a Historical Temple in Tokyo|
Check-in at Gionji Temple
Begin your drum lesson by starting with the set-up. Feel the weight of the drums and get a close look at how these Japanese drums are made.
Performance by Taiko Master
The instructor will begin with a short explanation of the drums before doing a sample performance. Be stunned as you feel the strong beats and different styles of the drums that echo through the hall.
Change into Taiko Clothes
Immerse yourself in the drum experience by changing into authentic Sarouel style pants. Get comfortable for the right posture when drumming. Please note that sizes will be limited and may not be available for all participants.
The lesson will begin with the instructor explaining how the taiko drums are performed. The instructor will then perform the sample piece you will be learning on the day.
For a harmonious performance, the instructor will separate the group according to the parts. Take this time to practice your part while the instructor teaches you the techniques on how to pound the taiko the right way.
Taiko Drum Performance
Play your part with your fellow performers and beat the taiko drum with your body and soul just like a real taiko drummer.
Take a memorable group picture before changing out and taking apart the drums.
Check-out from Gionji Temple