The Wabash College Visiting Artist Series will present Tsukasa Taiko in
performance at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 7, in Salter Hall in the Fine Arts Center.
Known for its thunderous drumming and choreography. Tsukasa Taiko use the art of Japanese drumming to advance the cultural arts as a reflection of a community’s heritage and legacy, providing special performances and presentations on the history of taiko and Japanese music.
Tsukasa Taiko has presented their works at major venues including Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Jazz Festival, Chicago Cultural Center, and Millennium Park, as well as the Smithsonian, Indiana State Museum, St. Louis Art Museum, and San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Gardens. In addition to an active performance schedule, Tsukasa Taiko presents programs, lectures, and demonstrations designed to advance the understanding of taiko and its role in Asian and Asian American culture.
The Visiting Artist Series is funded in part by the Tippecanoe Arts Federation, the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Experience the cultural legacy and virtuosic beat of Taiko Drums. The concert is free and open to the public. To reserve your ticket visit www.wabash.edu/boxoffice
or call 765-361-6411.