East Winds, Inc. is actively involved with concerts and educational programs in the community under the names Taikoza and East Winds Ensemble. The organization also sponsors or presents Japanese music concerts by individual artists.

taiko drums, shakuhachi, fue and dance group, Music band

Its mission is:

To advance public interest in and understanding of Japanese and other Asian music and performing Arts;

To expose the public to music from Japan and other Asian countries through workshops, performances and production of new works incorporating elements of Asian music.

To provide musicians with a forum to expose their work to the public and

To conduct any and all lawful activities which may be useful in accomplishing the foregoing activities.

East Winds, Inc. has been presenting Taikoza (Japanese drum group), East Winds Ensemble (Japanese traditional music) throughout New York City. East Winds, Inc. presents more than 70 concerts a year in New York City ranging from school educational performances (in public and private schools in the 5 boroughs) to regular theatre performances. East winds, Inc also presents a series of free concerts in city parks during the summer.

East Winds, Inc. has presented groups from Japan in 2001,2002, 2003,2004 in concerts in New York City as well as in other US cities.

In 2005, Taikoza performed at Madison Square Garden for televised Sumo tournament, increasing exposure for the group Taikoza.

Taikoza also presented programs at Grand Central Station part of a promotion for the city of Tokyo. Taikoza performed recently at Symphony Space and Isham Park in Inwood. The group also tours extensively in US and internationally

 

Donations are Tax exempto to the extend of the law- we take credit card, check or cash- Please support our programs as grant monies are little by little dwindling to support our educational programs.

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Winter CD sale

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Upcoming Events

Mar 4, 2017
Hilo palace
Hilo HI
Mar 5, 2017
Hilo palace, HI
Hilo HI
Mar 10, 2017
PS199X
NYC
Mar 14, 2017
Pomperaug Elementary, CT
Southbury CT
Apr 18, 2017
West Carolina university
Cullowhee NC

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Taikoza and East Winds, Inc knows the arts are a critical component of every child’s social, intellectual and personal development. To maintain the arts’ essential role in the lives of all young New Yorkers, we present unique performances and creative collaborations that support learning through the arts for children, schools and families throughout New York City. You can support the power of the arts and learning by clicking on the Donate button and making a gift to East Winds, Inc. through our secure donation site.

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Yuzuru

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 Our new Taikoza T-shirt for 2017

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