Our Mission

connecting people through cultural understanding, creative expression, and rhythmic heartbeat.

Advancing the taiko art form by evolving and raising the visibility of San jose taiko's unique style and philosophy around the world

San Jose Taiko Conservatory

San Jose Taiko's dedication to the development of the taiko art form is evident not only through performances, but also in its diverse educational programs. The San Jose Taiko Conservatory includes nationally recognized programs like the highly acclaimed tour residencies and the Junior Taiko program, as well as the Adult Recreational Class, Public and Corporate Workshops, School Outreach Program, Taiko Intensives, and Master Classes.


Through the San Jose Taiko Conservatory, SJT is committed to advancing the taiko art form by creating innovative compositions and productions that are reflective of its membership, increasing the general public's knowledge of taiko and its root culture, and developing the depth and breadth of skills within the ever-expanding taiko community. As the art form of taiko continues to evolve, the San Jose Taiko Conservatory will be dedicated to fulfilling the needs of the ever-expanding taiko community.

San Jose Taiko is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization.