• Make physical choices to develop a character in a drama/theatre work (Th:Pr4.1.4b)

  • Explore and invent art-making techniques and approaches (VA:Cr2.1.4a)

This 45-minute workshop video introduces students to Japanese culture and music.

The workshop focuses on Japanese music: taiko drums and bamboo flutes. Participants will also learn some of the basic aspects of Japan’s geography and some simple words of greeting.

Find the lesson outline here

Age Group

All Ages

About the creator

Marco Lienhard plays flute

Marco Lienhard

Marco Lienhard studied the shakuhachi under Master Katsuya Yokoyama, quickly mastering the instrument and becoming a virtuoso solo artist. Marco Lienhard mastered Taiko drumming as a member of Ondekoza for 18 years. While touring as a professional taiko player in Japan, Lienhard also studied the fue and the nohkan (Noh theater flute) with Yukimasa Isso.