KWTC will be hosting Kris Bergstrom for Naname Fundamentals Workshop! Naname (slanted) is something KWTC regular classes do not work on, so this is a great opportunity to learn another style!!
Kristofer Bergstrom is an accomplished taiko performer, composer, and choreographer, known for pushing the tonal possibilities of Japanese drums and for his groundbreaking movement for slant-style taiko. He was a founding member of On Ensemble, formed Los Angeles Taiko Institute alongside Yuta Kato, and is currently 2017-2018 Artist in Residence for City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
Date: August 27th Monday
Fee: $50 per participant
Form follows function... with concessions for style.
Get an insider's look at Kris' recent thoughts on naname (slant-drum) fundamentals. What is the role of "kata" in the uncharted territory of naname choreography? What are the practical steps to add "fire" to one's playing?
Find more about Kris here!