2017/Makoto Taiko with Grammy winner Koji Nakamura to present “RISE!” concert at Arcadia Performing Arts, May 6

Makoto Taiko with Koji Nakamura

Makoto Taiko in Pasadena presents “RISE!” – its 11th Annual Concert on Saturday, May 6 at 7:00 pm at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 188 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007. Tickets are $9.99 – $29.99.

20% discount all tickets until April 1. To buy tickets, visit www.makototaiko.org

Makoto Taiko’s RISE! is a powerful concert of Japanese drumming with Grammy Award-winning Taiko Master Koji Nakamura and guest artist Eien Hunter-Ishikawa.

With a foundation forged from intensive training with the renowned Taiko group Ondekoza, Koji Nakamura has helped craft Makoto Taiko into one of the largest and most diverse ensembles in the US.

Eien Hunter-Ishikawa is a member of the fearlessly innovative On Ensemble. A musician and global educator based in Portland, Oregon, he was born in Japan, where he developed an early passion for drumming specializing in drumset, Taiko, percussion, and shinobue.

The ensemble of Makoto Taiko is dedicated to drumming as a means of expression to inspire players and audience members alike.