Enjoy traditional and original contemporary music played on the shamisen, taiko and bamboo flute. Learn about the history of the instruments and Japanese culture.
Yumi Torimaru is a founder/director of a local Taiko group, Takohachi. Takohachi has been introducing Japanese culture through music since its inception in 2007. She has another name, ‘Kotori Oyama,’ given from one of the biggest Tsugaru Shamisen association, OyamaKai. Also she has won awards from the Internet Shinobue (bamboo flute) contest in 2018 and 2019.
Eri Muroi graduated from the renowned Tokyo University of Arts and is a certified master Koto and Shamisen player.