The city of Davis is offering a children’s beginning taiko drumming class and an intermediate drumming class, both beginning Friday, Jan. 10.
The beginner class is open to children ages 8 to 12 years old and the intermediate is open to those 8 years and older. Both classes introduce students to the basic skills, form, movement and rhythm patterns of this Japanese art form and help develop progressing skills. Students will learn the history and traditions of taiko drumming, as they learn traditional and contemporary pieces.
The beginner class meets from 4 to 5 p.m. and the intermediate class runs from 5 to 6 p.m. on Fridays at the Chestnut Park Roundhouse, 1020 Chestnut Lane. For more information, contact 530-757-5626 or visit www.cityofdavis.org.