Author: Waverly O'Malley

Posted on: March 24, 2024 Posted by: Waverly O'Malley Comments: 0

Japanese Percussion Group stuns at FPAC

Photo provided by Tao Drum By Waverly O’Malley, Staff Writer On Saturday, March 9, Moraine Valley welcomed the Drum Tao performance group to the Dorothy Menker Theater. Drum Tao is a Japanese percussion troupe specializing in taiko drums, a kind of traditional Japanese drums. The group utilizes not only percussion, but also the Japanese shinobue (flute), koto (harp), and syamisen (guitar), in their performances, adding a not insignificant amount of…