top of page

2023-24 SEASON

Kristy.webp

YAMA NO OTO

IN CONCERT WITH KRISTY OSHIRO

Wednesday Sept 6, 2023

7:00 pm

Doors Open 6:30 pm

TransAlta Pavilion

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

Mount Royal University

Yama no Oto is excited to kickstart the Fall 2023 season with a fun performance with special guest Kristy Oshiro!

Kristy Aki Oshiro (they/them) is a queer, trans and non-binary, 4th generation Japanese Okinawan-American professional taiko artist based in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area with over 30 years of experience. Founder and Artistic Director of the Tsubaki Ensemble, Queer Taiko, and SOKO Taiko, Creative Director of Placer Ume Taiko, and instructor of San Mateo Buddhist Temple Taiko. Kristy Aki also teaches taiko drumming classes in many cities from Nevada City to San Mateo and is available for group performances, touring, collaborations, school assemblies, residencies, workshops, private lessons, original compositions, corporate team building, rearrangement work, and artistic consultation.

Entry is by donation (for the guest artist) at the door.

Yama no Oto-Asian Heritage Month at The GRAND (credit Danny Luong)-51456931103.jpg

YUKI 2024

Sunday Jan 28, 2024

Time: TBA

TransAlta Pavilion

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

Mount Royal University

2024 celebrates the fourth year of YUKI: A Winter Celebration of Taiko.

Ticket information will be posted in Dec 2024

Yama no Oto-Globalfest 2023-53353632509.jpg

YEAR END PERFORMANCE AND BBQ

Sunday June 23, 2024

Time: TBA

TransAlta Pavilion

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

Mount Royal University

Please join Yama no Oto and the taiko students of MRU Conservatory as they wrap up a busy year of taiko!

Ticket information will be posted in May 2024

Yama no Oto-Globalfest 2023-53353632497.jpg

FALL TAIKO JAM

Sunday Nov 12, 2023

Time: TBA

ED2009

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

Mount Royal University

Join Yama no Oto for a taiko showcase and fun jam session

 

Entry is Free, but reservation is required. 

Please check back for signup in Oct 2023

Yama no Oto-Otafest 2023-51339524234.jpg

HANA 2024

Sunday April 14, 2024

Time: TBA

TransAlta Pavilion

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

Mount Royal University

Springtime in Calgary is a refreshing time, as we look forward to the end of Winter.

Ticket information will be posted in Feb 2024

bottom of page