March 25, 2020

2020 Covid 19 pandemic strikes the globe - China was its first victim but it quickly spread over to neighboring countries such as Korea and Taiwan, and now Europe, America and even Australia and New Zealand are under its spell.

As of today NZ has now entered Stage 4 ale...

February 8, 2020

This year Japan Day moved its venue back to ASB Showgrounds and we had the privilege to perform on the Sony Stage (main stage)!  It was an exciting day, arrive at 7am for set up, followed by rehearsals, opening collaboration performance with Kenji/Tamashii/Neo, afterno...

January 18, 2020

Kumo was invited back by the Auckland Seido Karate Club to open their first event of the year - Kagami Biraki (breaking of the mirror). 7:30am start is a bit early but we had a great show! We had the chance to break the morning silence with rocking taiko sound; followe...

December 14, 2019

Kumo had our End of Year Celebration performance today, so good to see all 3 classes working hard towards this goal and have their family and friends there to support them.

It’s been a busy and tough year with lots of interruptions but we are very proud of the team.


December 2, 2019

This year we had the honour to be part of the St Peter’s Year 10 Activity week again and it was awesome! It never failes to amaze me the creative ways students come up with to combine different rhythms together - PLUS turn them into performance! 

Well done St Peter’s Ye...

October 3, 2019

Kumo now offers a week night taiko class in our Mt Wellington dojo, so come down join us to hit the drums, relieve the work stress and meet some new people - there is no better way to round up the busy week with some taiko drumming!

Class schedule: 6pm - 7:30pm, every F...

September 21, 2019

Our Taiko player Jean-Francois and Melissa worked hard in the past few weeks with ASO for the Synthony Concerts in Auckland Town Hall and last night was the final performance.

Taiko + orchestra + DJ + lights = one AMAZING party!! ❤️❤️❤️

Huge thanks to Synthony for havin...

July 30, 2019

Kumo turned 3 today! Time went so fast, we can hardly believe it's already 3 years!!

We would like to thank every one who supported us either through given us opportunities to perform or came to our class and allowed us to share our passion for taiko with them.  And mos...

July 13, 2019

Kumo performed at the Tae Kwon Do National Competition today (yes same day as our Open Day! Today was a busy day...) and the venue was huge!! We had a blast playing, thank you John Matsuoka for inviting us!!

July 13, 2019

Kumo Winter Open Day!  We had an hour of open drumming class and the turn out was AMAZING! Thank you all for coming and support this event, this was the busiest open day we've had so far - all drums were occupied and we had to rotate people on/off the drums! The total...

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