The taiko economy includes all resources exchanged among members of the taiko community in support of the artform and its people. This includes money paid for performances, classes, workshops, conferences, instruments, and space.
A taiko vocationist is an individual who relies on the taiko economy for their livelihood.
Hui is a word from the Hawaiian language. As a noun, hui refers to a club or collective of like-minded individuals with common interests. As a verb, hui means to pool money towards a common goal.
TaikoVentures LLC is a company founded by Sue Kanagawa Yuen to create radical systemic change towards a sustainable taiko economy by
TaikoVentures is a Hui to support the Taiko Vocationists. It is a community that believes a robust taiko economy is required for taiko vocationists to thrive and spread the positive cultural and artistic values of taiko.
Kicking off the TaikoVentures LegacyLabs series, Kenny Endo will teach his iconic piece for the very first time in a public workshop format. This session will be held together with a Pau Hana Session featuring Seiichi Tanaka.
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