Thank you for coming to ECTC 2020! Check with Gendo Taiko this coming year for ECTC 2021!
- ECTC 2020 Photos Now Available!We know you’ve been itching to get your hands on the photographs from 3 weekends ago… and they’re finally here! Thanks to TaikoSource, our best photos are now available to view online alongside the photos from ECTC 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019. They’ll live on TaikoSource’s SmugMug as digital memories of east coast taiko history! Enjoy surfing through the photos, and feel free to let us know if there’s something in particular you are looking for! ありがとうございました！
- Post-Conference Survey!To all our wonderful attendees: We were honored to have each and every one of you in Storrs, Connecticut for the East Coast Taiko Conference 2020 this past weekend. Gathering the community on our home campus at the University of Connecticut was extremely meaningful to us. We hope that just like us, you made new connections and learned new lessons that you will work to take with you far into the future. On one hand, we have heard plenty of encouraging positive feedback. On the other, we are aware of issues that could have been handled better. We are lookingContinue reading “Post-Conference Survey!”
- Thank You.After catching up on some sleep, we wanted to thank everyone who came to ECTC. Without you, ECTC wouldnt be possible every year, and all of us at UConn Kodama Taiko did our best to put on the conference you all deserved. We hope it was enough to give lasting knowledge, connections, and memories. We are excited for the future of taiko, and the future of ECTC with Gendo Taiko in 2021.
- Workshop Selection AnnouncementsYour workshop selections are being sent out today by e-mail! Make sure to keep an eye on your inbox throughout this week as more announcements are made leading up to the weekend. Please contact us with questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re so excited to see you all!
- Early Arrival: TCA Luncheon!We are pleased to have the Taiko Community Alliance as one of our sponsors for ECTC! As part of our early arrival segment, TCA will be hosting a lunch on Friday afternoon from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm. This lunch will be hosted in the AsACC (Asian American Cultural Center) Conference room (AsACC, SU 428) on the 4th floor of UConn’s Student Union. For a full map of UConn, click here. The AsACC room is on the south side of the Student Union, and is labeled from the outside. We recommend you park at our North Garage for this eventContinue reading “Early Arrival: TCA Luncheon!”
- ECTC Workshop ChangesWe regret to inform you that Kaoru Watanabe is unfortunately no longer able to attend ECTC 2020. If you have registered already and selected one of Kaoru’s workshops, please check your e-mail! If you don’t see a message from us, contact us ASAP! We are very excited to announce that we will be hosting Soh Daiko as a workshop instructor for session two’s Miyake workshop! We are very grateful for their willingness to help, and we’re excited to see them (and you all!) at ECTC 2020!
- Submit Final Concert Performances!We’re excited that so many of you have expressed interest in performing at ECTC 2020! If you or your group has not yet indicated interest in performing through our registration form, please click here to submit a piece to be considered for the final concert after reading the message below: The form contains important information about the performance stage and other requirements, so please read it thoroughly! Please fill out the form, ONCE per performing group, at your earliest convenience. It is our goal to invite selected performers by next Friday 1/17, so please fill out this form within theContinue reading “Submit Final Concert Performances!”