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Taiko Center Umekita (Osaka) Studio

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Taiko-Lab Osaka offers 1 hour long taiko drumming class to foreign tourists! Taiko is a Japanese traditional drum that is often performed at festivals and ceremonies. It's loud, it's powerful, it's SUPER fun! No experience or Japanese language...more
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3-1-24 Nakatsu, Kita-ku, Osaka 531-0071, Osaka Prefecture
+81 120-923-915
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

Our instructor was enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and extremely friendly. There's as much lively shouting and movement as co-ordination and rhythm, so I think the class would probably cater to all musical abilities and most ages. The class was conducted almost entirely in English, and also included...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This was the second time we've been to this studio. Each time the class was different. Both times we had 8 people. You get a little history of taiko, basic instructions and techniques. You put all this together into a couple of songs and routines...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brent S
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The class was very invigorating and worth it. Kaede was our teacher! She is very energetic and a great teacher. We loved her energy. Her manners were very polite and humble. We wished the class was longer and we could take more classes with her....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Eliz I
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We attended a private course at the Taiko-Lab Osaka with Kaede and Ryo and it was an experience we won't soon forget! Thanks to Saori, in charge of clientele, we were able to set up a class that covered both basics and advanced techniques, including...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Beatriz I
Taiko-Center, お客様担当マネージャー at Taiko Center Umekita (Osaka) Studio, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Dear Beatriz I, Thank you for your comment. We are very glad to hear you enjoy your private lesson. Your instructor Kaede and Ryo are happy to share wonderful time with both of you. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Prior to the workshop I was concerned about my fitness and skill level but those fears quickly went. It was a fun interesting workshop. Pity I don't live in Osaka or I'd sign up for a course.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Viv301
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed learning about Taiko Drums and Japanese culture. Our guide was friendly. We could wear traditional robes and we learned some rhythms and sticking patterns. The time went to fast. It was fun for my friend and I.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank bron1960
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous one hour workshop with Kaede,our friendly,welcoming instructor. She gave clear,easy to understand instructions,her English was very good and she was wonderfully patient with us. We laughed a lot and learnt a lot. A morning very well spent.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jeanie L
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Unique experience! Our instructor Yuuka was very welcoming and patient with our family. Her passion and enthusiasm made this class a very enjoyable experience for us! We were able to learn the basics and play a song as well with our engaging instructor. Overall, our...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Bea R
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Our family of 5 (kids 7years, 10 and 12) had an amazing experience. Kaede was our instructor and is an amazing teacher with a personality that makes this whole experience fun. It was a great workout too! Highly recommend. Thanks Kaede, this was one of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Kaede was our instructor. My friend and I were the only ones in our class. Kaede shared her expertise with us in a relaxed and informative manner. As a drummer, I found it relatively simple but an important part of being a musician is to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank bron1960
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September 13, 2016|
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Response from Stu010189 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry buddy I've just seen this. I booked it online. taiko-reserve you'll find Osaka on here. Enjoy
Karen M
July 13, 2015|
Response from Taiko-Center | Property representative |
Dear Karen, I apologize for the late reply. Currently at Osaka studio, the one hour class for foreign tourists are offered on Tuesday at 14:00-15:00 & Thursday at 16:00-17:00. However, if these days and/or time does not... More